Category: Living with Crohn’s Disease

Ten Things I Have Learned from Ten Weeks in Isolation

I have now spent a grand total of ten weeks “behind the door” due to self isolation I’m shielding because I am on immunosuppressants for Crohn’s disease and haven’t been outside my front door for ten weeks. Unless you count two trips to the hospital for immunosuppressant therapy, putting the …

Resources for Vulnerable People during Covid-19 Lockdown

How to access the help available for vulnerable people, either due to medication, for health reasons or age during Covid-19 lockdown I am classed as a vulnerable person due to being on immunosuppressants for Crohn’s Disease. I found it really stressful accessing the help available and I am on the …

My Favourite Family Holiday – EVER!

This is a collaborative post with Solmar Villas Solmar Villas recently commissioned a survey of 1000 families that found it takes over two days on holiday for families to unwind and de stress: By far my favourite family holiday was in 2015 when Big L was 3 and Little L …

Getting Out and About with Mobility Issues

This is a collaborative post  Mobility issues are not confined to the elderly, I should know! At the grand old age of 42 I have Crohn’s Disease, a fistula, arthritis and several other ailments. While I am not bedridden it does affect my daily living. I have arthritis as a …

Living with Chronic Illness – Alternative Pain Relief Options

This is a sponsored article with Pathways Having a chronic illness and finding effective pain relief can be hit and miss What works for one person won’t necessarily work for another. Not only that but you might also find that you don’t tolerate certain pain relief.  I was diagnosed with …


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