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 →

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 →

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 →

Turning 27!

My first birthday as a mama! Oh my gosh, I'm now 27! Mentally I don't feel so old, physically I feel much older (ha ha.) However it's my first birthday as a mum and although I'm not all too eager to celebrate as it's super cold, from having a rough time recently and due to... 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 →

The Highs And Lows In Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of those experiences that unless you experience it, you don't REALLY understand it. The good and bad thing is that it is different for so many! Many women find that falling pregnant doesn't 'just happen' and it can take a few tries and losses to finally get far along enough to feel... Continue Reading →

Pregnancy At 19 Weeks

I can't believe I have reached 19 weeks already! Time whizzes by! Only feels like yesterday that we announced our rainbow baby. Firstly, pregnancy is HARD guys! Not even 10 years of chronic illness, surgeries etc has prepared me for this whirlwind. Having said that, I am getting really excited! Last week, I started to... Continue Reading →

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