Toilet Paper with Flower
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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

Woman Holding Flower in Front of Stomach
Health

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

IBS Awareness Week
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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

OCD Tales

Anxious Ramblings | A Journal

I'm struggling this week (yes, I'm aware it's only Monday). I have no idea why, but all I know is I'm getting fed up with it. I can't eat, I can't get on with my day, and I'm exhausted. I'm literally writing this on my lunch break because I physically can't face the thought of… Continue reading Anxious Ramblings | A Journal

Me & Tilly Cuddled Up on the Sofa
Mental Health & Wellbeing, OCD Tales

A Very Anxious Week

The past week has been a bit weird. I seem to have fallen off the wagon. At the beginning of the year I had plans to keep up with my fitness, drink plenty of water, keep up with my hobbies and generally not spend my money on crap. I had been doing fairly well up… Continue reading A Very Anxious Week