This blog post has been in the pipeline for a few weeks now. Well, since my gastro consultant told me for the first time in my entire life that I’m in ‘clinical remission’ from my Crohns Disease. Big announcement. Big two words – two words I wasn’t expecting to hear, AT ALL! (See below for … More Two words: ‘Clinical remission’
Lots of people have been getting in touch recently asking for Crohn’s or IBD advice after being first diagnosed and I suddenly thought it would benefit others to write down my entire Crohn’s story – warts and all, from start to finish (well, to present!), for World IBD Day today. I was diagnosed at the … More My Crohn’s Story for World IBD Day
This Friday 7th April is World Health Day – but what does it actually mean to be healthy? For me, being healthy is having a handle on practical things you can do to make your life easier and make you feel better about yourself. If you feel better about yourself, your body and your emotions, … More World Health Day
Happy Monday gorgeous gang! This has been a jam packed year already and I’m super excited to use this post to make a few announcements – all blog related of course. Thank you to all of you who have been reading and enjoying my posts so far – it’s given me such joy to develop … More A Belly Full Of News!
Since the reintroduction phase of food after the liquid diet, I’ve managed to remain on a fairly even keel with regards to what I can and cannot tolerate. Randomly and inexplicably, I recently discovered that oats are not my friend, which really messed up my morning porridge routine. I tried quinoa flakes instead and again, … More Cinnamon Rice Flake Porridge
Stress is not caused by the environment, but by our reaction to the environment. This is by far the most important and poignant message that I learnt recently when I embarked on a four-day meditation course. I know what you’re thinking… meditation? How stressed must you be to resort to meditation??! The truth is, … More Stepping into meditation