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 →

Difficulties I Have, As A Disabled And Chronically Ill Mom

Soaking in all those morning baby cuddles! What difficulties do I face, being a disabled, chronically ill, mentally ill, and ostomy mom? 🌺 emergency bag changes before 7pm; finding a good time where my baby is occupied! He goes to bed around 6-7pm, so usually, I try to wait it out until then, if possible... 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 →

My Complex Health

I've had chronic health conditions for just under ten years now and as time has went by, I've been able to sit and reflect on my experiences and journey as a patient with complex health. My journey started in 2012 when I was diagnosed with Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. When getting a diagnosis for... Continue Reading →

Words Can Hurt But Also Heal

Lately, I've had some negative comments about my pregnancy and it has been really hurtful. I wanted to be open about how many pregnant woman can often come across these situations and how to cope and deal with them as best as possible and to put yourself first. Sometimes when people don't know you, they... Continue Reading →

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