National Shortage of Dioralyte

Some of the ingredients! For those who suffer from dehydration, relying on hydration sachets is super important. Sadly, there is a national shortage of Dioralyte and a lot of people are struggling to get any at all. I'm going to share the St.Marks Solution which originates from the top bowel hospital in the UK called... Continue Reading →

Quick, Affordable Ostomy Fashion

9 months post partum/c-section! Its not uncommon for your body to change after surgery for a stoma and, sometimes, it can go back to normal, other times, not so much. The financial impact surgery can have on an ostomate, can literally come out of nowhere. So, how can we adapt to our new bodies? For... Continue Reading →

Ostomy Ballooning

Ballooning can be an issue you may face when you are an ostomate, with either an Ileostomy or Colostomy. As a urostomy is a bladder stoma, you will find you won't experience this, unless you have other things going on. After surgery, within the first few days, up to a week, or even months, ballooning... Continue Reading →

Wisdom Teeth and molar Removal (GA)

When I got back from recovery and onto the ward! On Tuesday the 17th of May, I had my planned surgery, for the removal of all four wisdom teeth and, an upper right molar (which had had root canal after numerous infections). My wisdom teeth kept giving me abscesses and, a great deal of pain... Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating With An Ostomy

Recently, my partner and I have been calorie counting and eating much more healthy. If you are new to my blog or didn't know, my partner also has an Ileostomy and we both have Crohns Disease. Six months ago, I had a c section to have our son Odin and since then, I have put... Continue Reading →

A Letter To My Son

Once you have a son, life is never the same and you find it hard to imagine what your life was like before he made his appearance into this world.  It is the most wonderful feeling to be a mum! I wanted to write a letter to my son so when he is older, he... Continue Reading →

Travelling

Waiting for the train. 15/03/21 Travelling for the first time on my own since having Odin has felt so strange. I've missed him from the minute my partner drove away in the car. Finally, after being on the train for a half hour, I was able to relax and enjoy the Scottish scenery we are... Continue Reading →

Motherhood

Odin and I at the aquarium! Motherhood is such a mix of emotions. Mostly full of joy, pride, and love. Each day is different, some you find that you are on top of everything i.e the housework, you've showered and you have maybe went for a walk and some days the house is a total... Continue Reading →

Travelling For The First Time As A Mum

The beautiful scenery Travelling for the first time as a mum and a family has been a mixed experience, full of highs and lows. It took hours to pack, due to Odin not settling (I think he knew something was happening.) We both took an LFT after finishing packing and putting everything in the car... Continue Reading →

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