I think its important to remember that progress isn't always positive and exponential. Instead its arduous, fluctuating, distressing and yet despite this, it can still be incredibly rewarding.
While I envisioned this summer to be full of sunshine and surf trips, I was without warning catapulted back to the UK to face another two surgeries.
Something often over looked with a predominately physical disease like Crohn's is the psychological effects of the disease and how that can affect a person's mental health. Coming to terms with a chronic illness is incredibly difficult. Even after almost 5 years I'm still not sure I'm even half way there! It has really only... Continue Reading →
Heres a quick round up of all the drugs I've had to try... "I were to be given a live vaccine, for example, a rabies jab, I will literally just get rabies. I shit you not"
I wrote this about a year and a half ago, in the midst of a serious flare, but I was always too embarrassed to post it...