Shit People Say

“Are you sure you’re not just hungover?”

The beauty and also the curse of having an invisible illness (like Crohn’s Disease) is that it very often gets misunderstood. Where it still feels relatively unspoken about, the level of knowledge that surrounds it in daily life can be depressingly low, a result of which can be being the brunt of both hilarious and insensitive remarks.  Continue reading


The constant link between Diet and IBD is unavoidable. Whilst I have been advised that there really is no evidence of direct correlation between what you eat and developing Crohn’s Disease, there are a lot of people who believe that an autoimmune disease such as Crohn’s can be aided by a change in the food you consume. Continue reading


Today I decided to take the plunge and put myself on YouTube – sometimes my loud mouth can say a thousand more words than my fast, long, fingers. I want to start a series of videos that talk about the highs and lows of Crohn’s, addressing the good, bad and downright ugly. Please note that it features graphic content, so if you are prudish or of a sensitive nature, this one is probably not for you. Continue reading


Some people are so bitter about New Year’s resolutions; but some people, I believe, are purely judgemental to feed their ‘I’m better than you’ complex. They’re people who roll their eyes at someone who chooses to give up dairy or believe that somehow they’re cultured because they deleted their Daily Mail app in favour of The Telegraph. Continue reading


Being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease is probably the longest and most confusing part of the entire process. It took numerous months and endless tests before I had a confirmed IBD, which almost comes as a blessing when you’re finally able to give your illness a name and begin the process properly.

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