So as most of you are all aware by now it’s like the title says it’s Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week. We’re well into day 2 now and it’s been heart warming already! Continue reading
Hi I’m Stephie and I’m scared to drink fluids incase it makes my stoma output watery. That’s what I would be saying if I was in a stoma support group you know like AA or something of the like. And with this newfound phobia I have caused myself to become dehydrated, this obviously isn’t good on soooo many levels. On the plus side I have an appetite now! Continue reading
So a few things have happened this weekend that have prevented me from posting. Mainly which have been energy levels.
Saturday I just really didn’t want to change my bag, I just couldn’t be bothered really. I had no get up and go, I wonder how many other people get like this? It is usually over and done with quite quickly so I shouldn’t really have an issue. But I didnt want to go up the stairs, I just wanted to stay curled up in my armchair and not move at all. I find this sometimes with regards to even emptying it sometimes. I usually empty it about when it’s 1/4 way full when it’s not playing well with me and decides to be overly watery. But when it’s being too thick I just leave it as long as I can because it doesn’t fill up as fast. Continue reading
So I got in touch with the Stoma nurse yesterday and mentioned my sore skin, leak and the fact my stoma seems to have fallen slightly. She asked if I would like to go in and just be checked over as everything she needed was there rather than a home visit. So off we toddled to the Friarage, 00Steve and Ra-Ra stayed in the car watching Mickey mouse (much to his dismay) Continue reading
So today has not been a particularly good day. When I picked up my iron liquid to help my borderline anaemia I should have spoken to the registrar who asked me how I was rather than passing it off as probably normal. Continue reading
Loads of people said it will be so nice to go home and sleep in my own bed. I met them with smiles and nods knowing it could possibly be the worst night I’ve had in a while. This is because before my surgery I a, slept on my side and b, I’d been sleeping on the sofa for about 3/4 weeks (my own choice) Continue reading