About Living with my BodyThis blog is to outline my own battle to move from surviving with Crohn's to living with the disease. Starting in early 2012, it will necessarily have some historical tales as well as trying to document events as they happen. I hope you will recognise some of your own physical and mental struggles here - and perhaps gain some feeling of comfort and support from that.
What’s relevantAbscess Antibiotic antibiotics Asacol Azathioprine Ciprofloxacin Colitis Colostomy Crohn's Crohn's disease Dating depression Fish oil fistulae fistulas Health Hospital ileostomy Infection Inflammatory bowel disease Infliximab Omega-3 fatty acid Omega 3 Ostomy bags Pain perianal Prednisolone proctectomy seton Sex Sickness surgery Ulcerative Colitis Wound
Category Archives: Crohn’s
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
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
… 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
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