Making the invisible visible | Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week 2017

Making the invisible visible | Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week 2017

The 1st-7th December is Crohn’s and Colitis awareness week and this years theme is making the invisible visible. If you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know that I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis…

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Making the invisible visible | Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week 2017

The 1st-7th December is Crohn’s and Colitis awareness week and this years theme is making the invisible visible. If you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know that I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis…

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Cosy Christmas films to get into the festive spirit

Cosy Christmas films to get into the festive spirit

It’s December which means IT’S CHRISTMAS!!! Now, if you’re anything like me, you’ll have been watching Christmas films for the past month and already feeling festive. There’s nothing I love more that curling up with…

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HOME MCR & thoughts on my law masters

HOME MCR & thoughts on my law masters

Something I love doing is going around different coffee shops to go and do uni work or to catch up with friends. One place I spent the majority of third year was HOME on First…

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HOME MCR & thoughts on my law masters

Something I love doing is going around different coffee shops to go and do uni work or to catch up with friends. One place I spent the majority of third year was HOME on First…

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My Travel Essentials with CabinZero

My Travel Essentials with CabinZero

I’ve found the older I get, the more of an urge I have to go and explore the world. I have this urge to go out and explore different countries and different cultures. An urge…

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My Travel Essentials with CabinZero
Drinking Alcohol with a Stoma

Drinking Alcohol with a Stoma

Christmas party season is getting closer so I thought I’d do a little blog post on drinking alcohol with a stoma. With Christmas just around the corner (seriously, how are we here already?!?) so are…

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Drinking Alcohol with a Stoma

Christmas party season is getting closer so I thought I’d do a little blog post on drinking alcohol with a stoma. With Christmas just around the corner (seriously, how are we here already?!?) so are…

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Isle of Mull Photo Diary

Isle of Mull Photo Diary

  Last month I headed to one of my favourite places in the world, The Isle of Mull. We used to come here a lot when I was little and recently started going back. It’s…

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Isle of Mull Photo Diary

  Last month I headed to one of my favourite places in the world, The Isle of Mull. We used to come here a lot when I was little and recently started going back. It’s…

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Reflecting on 3 years with a stoma | World Ostomy Day 2017

Reflecting on 3 years with a stoma | World Ostomy Day 2017

This Saturday (7th October)  is World Ostomy Day and it will be my third one with a stoma. It’s crazy to think I’ve had my ileostomy for nearly three years – sometimes it feels like…

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Reflecting on 3 years with a stoma | World Ostomy Day 2017

This Saturday (7th October)  is World Ostomy Day and it will be my third one with a stoma. It’s crazy to think I’ve had my ileostomy for nearly three years – sometimes it feels like…

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Life with a stoma doesn’t have to be miserable

Life with a stoma doesn’t have to be miserable

Something which really annoys me is when people assume that life with a stoma bag is miserable. What’s even worse is when the media portrays them as a negative, bad thing. If you follow me…

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Life with a stoma doesn’t have to be miserable

Something which really annoys me is when people assume that life with a stoma bag is miserable. What’s even worse is when the media portrays them as a negative, bad thing. If you follow me…

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5 IBD/OSTOMY BLOGS YOU NEED TO READ + WHY I TURN TO HEALTH BLOGS FOR HELP, ADVICE & SUPPORT

5 IBD/OSTOMY BLOGS YOU NEED TO READ + WHY I TURN TO HEALTH BLOGS FOR HELP, ADVICE & SUPPORT

One of the great things about blogging is that it gives everyone a voice. It gives a platform for people to share there experiences and offer advice and support to people going through similar things.…

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A FRESH START FOR AUTUMN

A FRESH START FOR AUTUMN

In case you’ve been completely oblivious to social media and basically life, autumn is here! Autumn is probably my favourite time of year. It’s so cosy and I loved all things associated with it; pumpkin spiced lattes,…

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A FRESH START FOR AUTUMN

In case you’ve been completely oblivious to social media and basically life, autumn is here! Autumn is probably my favourite time of year. It’s so cosy and I loved all things associated with it; pumpkin spiced lattes,…

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A WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN HYDE PARK

A WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN HYDE PARK

One of my favourite weekends of the year is going to London to spend the weekend in Hyde Park for Proms in the Park and Radio 2’s festival in a day. A weekend filled with…

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A WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN HYDE PARK

One of my favourite weekends of the year is going to London to spend the weekend in Hyde Park for Proms in the Park and Radio 2’s festival in a day. A weekend filled with…

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ADVICE FOR NEW OSTOMATES

ADVICE FOR NEW OSTOMATES

Hearing your doctor tell you you need to have surgery to have a stoma is scary. It’s daunting and in some cases completely unexpected. It’s likely you may not know anything about stomas and they’re…

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ADVICE FOR NEW OSTOMATES

Hearing your doctor tell you you need to have surgery to have a stoma is scary. It’s daunting and in some cases completely unexpected. It’s likely you may not know anything about stomas and they’re…

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HOW TO GET A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

HOW TO GET A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

Recently I’ve got into a new sleep routine which has really been helping me sleep better. I struggle with fatigue as a result of my ulcerative colitis and whilst you might think that that must…

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HOW TO GET A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP
Going to university with a stoma + Chronic Illness

Going to university with a stoma + Chronic Illness

Going to university is daunting for anyone. It can be a little bit more so when you have a stoma and a chronic illness as there is an added element of the unknown. I’m hoping…

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Going to university with a stoma + Chronic Illness
Back to Uni Homeware Haul + How to Make your uni room feel more cosy

Back to Uni Homeware Haul + How to Make your uni room feel more cosy

I love homeware. I love any excuse to go out and buy homeware. Since we moved into our new student house the other week, it was the perfect opportunity to go out and buy lots…

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Life Lately | Moving & New Starts

Life Lately | Moving & New Starts

Helloooo! I feel like it’s been ages since I sat down and wrote a blog post so I thought I’d make a cup of tea and do just that! It’s been quite a hectic few…

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Life Lately | Moving & New Starts

Helloooo! I feel like it’s been ages since I sat down and wrote a blog post so I thought I’d make a cup of tea and do just that! It’s been quite a hectic few…

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5 Podcasts I Am Loving

5 Podcasts I Am Loving

Until this past month, I never really got podcasts. I heard everyone going on about them and even starting their own but I couldn’t get into into them. It’s safe to say that my opinion…

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5 Podcasts I Am Loving
Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

It’s become birthday tradition that on my birthday, my mum and I head up to Edinburgh for the start of Fringe Festival. Edinburgh is one of my absolute favourite cities and the festival has such…

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival

It’s become birthday tradition that on my birthday, my mum and I head up to Edinburgh for the start of Fringe Festival. Edinburgh is one of my absolute favourite cities and the festival has such…

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