Oh hey there, hello again.
It’s been a while since I did a ‘me and my health’ update.
Last time, I spoke about the final stages of my perianal wound healing and a quick GI update.
Well, since then, I’ve had my wound close fully – celebrations all around! Only took...
I do all of *this* alone.
IBD, it’s very isolating.
Let’s face facts: it focuses on your digestive system, about what it produces. You endure tests and investigations for answers for everything – from your diagnosis, all the way through to getting treatment and management plans sorted – alone. You don’t have anyone...
How did October’s goals go?
Here is what I set myself for the month of October:
To not overcommit myself.
Be more organised with completing my to do lists.
Rest and recover.
Plan daily content for IG on both accounts ahead of time.
Take on a daily mindful challenge to spend...
Let’s get out there!
For the majority of people who live with IBD, they have to travel. Either commuting to and from their jobs or taking trips; some will rely on the public transport network – trains, buses and coaches – to do this. While I have been a commuter in my...
What is health anxiety?
Health anxiety is an anxiety condition that is often housed within the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) spectrum of disorders. Those affected by health anxiety have an obsessional preoccupation with the idea that they are currently – or will be – experiencing a physical illness. The most common health...