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
So in aid of raising awareness and feeding people’s curiosity I asked a lot of people to ask me questions about living with an ileostomy and boy! I wasn’t disappointed! Thank you to everyone that pitched in, hopefully it helped!
So before the pouchitis diagnosis I was the fittest and healthiest I’ve EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE! And the colitis returning scuppered that, but not forever. 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
I’m now part of the Awestomy club (I would love to say I came up with that myself but I didnt I found it on pinterest) and I already feel better for it. When I woke up in recovery I remember asking the staff to bleep my dad because he would either be with or get hold of 00Steve I just wanted a hug at this point. Continue reading
I just thought I would let you all know about this maxijule stuff I have to take twice tonight and once in the morning. So it was obviously just some powder you mix with water. It’s kinda weird, it doesn’t really have a taste but you can tell it’s not just water. But I don’t know if it’s psychosomatic but I felt tingly afterwards, hell I did just have 400 ml of sugar water! Continue reading
So this is literally just what I’ve done today before I go in for surgery. Be prepared for your average (painfree) day in the life of a mum. Continue reading
Hi again so here is part deux of my first post but all about present day feelings and whatnot. Continue reading