Happy 4 years, little scar


OKAY, I KNOW I ALREADY POSTED TODAY. But, I just realised, it was 4 years ago today, exactly, that I had my operation for Crohns! How life has changed...goodness! And also just over 4 years that I have been blogging here, crazy to be able to look back over all my posts and see just…

Happy Birthday, Little scar


2 years since my operation, and I can't believe how much my life has changed. No time, energy or inclination for a long post- but I couldn't knowingly let today go by without posting about it!  I was in so much pain, so confused and so out of it, and now everything is different. Yes,…

Pot Luck


This illness of mine, its a fickle beast. Sometimes it strikes hard and fast, a crippling blow to the body and soul; and in others it just kind of drifts around the peripherals of your life, always there but not always being felt. I am one of the lucky ones right now, I am in…

I think its back, and I am scared


I think, I have a gut feeling, that its back. I hope its not, I hope I am wrong, I hope I am being paranoid. All through this process whenever I was given options - for example "we are starting this medicine theres a 70% chance it will work, but if not we can up the dose"…

2,688 hours ago today I was under the knife


Firstly - Happy Easter to you all! Secondly - I am in shock. My operation was 4 months ago today...4 months...I don't even know how to explain it (times like this I admire people who blog and write and always find exactly the words they need to describe their thoughts...I feel as though my thoughts never…

one month ago today


I might do a longer post later, I'm not sure.But, 20/12/2013 I had my operation, one month ago today. I cant believe it, seems so long ago, another lifetime that I was waiting in that hospital ward holding my mums hand and watching the minute on the clock tick by and waiting, waiting. I remember…

Am I In the Wizrd of Oz?


The road I am on now isnt quite as exciting as the yellow brick road that dorothy got to follow, but I feel as if I am on my own road to discovery along the way to getting better. Just like dorothy along the way I have met different people and challenges, and each have…

The Operation…with a capital O


I don't even know where to begin... I think I will try to keep it was brief as possible but heads up for the longest post so far me thinks!Before.... I was already eating very little, but after my appointment with him on Tuesday confirming that I would be having the operation I was on…

Too Tired…just got home


Just got home from hospital...too tired for a proper post wanted to just check in and update everyone, all went as well as possible, but feeling groggy still! will write a proper post with photos and all the gory details tomorrow for you to enjoy, but until then - off to bed! 😉 H x