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What a Load of Shit: Things That IBS Just Loves to Ruin

So, with April being IBS Awareness Month, I’ve been talking about (or what many people would argue is oversharing) how my little bitch of a digestive system works. For those that haven’t been enjoying this kind of quality content, you’ll be pleased to know that this is my final poo-related post for the time being.… Continue reading What a Load of Shit: Things That IBS Just Loves to Ruin

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My A-Z of IBS

It’s another IBS Awareness Week post! I’ll be honest, I struggled to come up with an idea for this one, so I turned to Google for some ideas. I’m glad I did, as I came across a blog by Becky Excell, who writes gluten free recipes following her diagnosis of IBS. In particular, I came… Continue reading My A-Z of IBS

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How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

Hey friends, it’s another IBS Awareness Month post! Last time, I wrote a bit about my own experiences with irritable bowel syndrome and how it’s currently impacting my life, and today, I’m talking about the things I’ve found helpful. Over the last couple of months, I’ve really been researching ways in which I can help… Continue reading How to Stop Taking Crap From Your IBS | 7 Survival Tips

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A Total Shit Show | The Realities of IBS

Three guesses what today’s post is about. My regular readers will know that over the last couple of months, my life has essentially been dominated by IBS, and quite frankly, I’m fed up with it. So, as April is IBS Awareness Month, I’ve decided to address what it’s like to live with this little bastard… Continue reading A Total Shit Show | The Realities of IBS

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They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that since May last year, I’ve been waiting for a colonoscopy due to some ongoing stomach issues. While I’m totally grateful that we have such an amazing organisation like the NHS, waiting times for stuff like this are bullshit. I was referred in May, I saw a… Continue reading They Put a Camera Up My Butt: A Painfully Honest Account of What Happens When You Have a Colonoscopy

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Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

A nice early warning for everyone - in this post, I’ll be talking about vaginas. Anyway, now that’s out of the way, let’s get on with today’s post. So today, as it’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, I thought I’d put together a post on what happens when you have a smear test. Obviously most will… Continue reading Having a Smear Test: What to Expect During Your Cervical Screening

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Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

Do you attend your cervical screening? Research by Public Health England (PHE) has found that 90% of women would be likely to take a test that prevents cancer, but despite this 1 in 4 women in the UK fail to attend their appointment. The fact that screening is now at its lowest in 20 years… Continue reading Why You Should Go Ahead and Book Your Cervical Screening Appointment

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Top Tips for Surviving the Lurgy

Last week, after dodging the lurgy and it’s various different forms since September, I’ve finally succumbed to the latest cold doing the rounds. And I was not amused. Although, let’s face it, I never am when it comes to illness. I feel like getting ill is the rational part of my body telling me that… Continue reading Top Tips for Surviving the Lurgy