Category Archives: Crohn’s

Catching up

So it was mid-2012 when I last apologised for not updating this blog and I think 18 months between posts should be forgiven.  To be honest I got worn out by constantly feeling sore and unwell. As a quick catch … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning

So this is quite exciting. Persistence pays off it appears.  I have a second possible date for starting the almost mythical Infliximab.  Next Tuesday.  March 13. Some hurdles still to overcome.  Chest x-ray and bloods this morning and then a … Continue reading

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Sex and a stoma

… or bagging a partner, when you’ve got a bag. So you reach the stage of requiring a colostomy or ileostomy.  The surgery’s a worry, but the future is even more concerning. You’ve battled with the pain of ulceration and … Continue reading

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Depression – or why me?

I’ve read articles about Crohn’s which say that taking Omega 3 as a supplement has no significant specific benefit for IBD sufferers, and that is quite possibly true.  But stay with me – there are less direct excellent effects. But … Continue reading

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Pain vs Sick

Anyone who has or is suffering from Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis, knows what both pain and feeling really ill are about.  Often at the same time. But after probably around 20 visits to the emergency wards in a few of … Continue reading

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