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We Wish you a Merry Crohnmas…

IMG_2283Crohn’s Disease really is the gift that keeps on giving. It doesn’t stop for Christmas, it doesn’t give you a break during the summer, and doesn’t ‘rise again’ during Easter because it’s always there anyway. It is relentless and punishing and about as far from the spirit of Christmas as you could get.

Regardless, I’m looking forward to the festive season this year, but I can’t quite settle into the idea of fun and lights and laughter yet because, as always, I still have various medical bits and bobs to get through. Continue reading

Are you Gonna Crohn my Way?

2011-09-12 08.37.48It’s sadly very easy to feel alone and isolated in living with a chronic illness like Crohn’s Disease. Even if you are surrounded by loving family and friends, who are more than willing to offer unconditional support and understanding,  it can sometimes feel you are acting to appease them rather than sharing the worst parts of your condition. Continue reading