The Joys of Hernias and Obstructions!

Well, I’m back in the land of the living! It has been a rather interesting and uncomfortable 10 days or so, it started with a bowel obstruction on Sunday night, that was uncomfortable enough as it was. I usually have obstructions last approximately 5-6 hours then a days worth of aches,...

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Our Latest Adventures

This is just some of what we get up to Do you fancy spending some time outdoors? Bushcraft… MicroAdventure… Wild Camping… Guided Walks… Reap the health benefits boost your mood, invigorate your mind and feed from those endorphins. Reap the health benefits boost your mood, invigorate your mind and feed...

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Natures Health Benefits

Nature offers one of the most reliable boosts to your physical and mental well-being.  Here are just a few potential benefits: Vitamin D This is perhaps the most obvious reason to get outside, but often the most overlooked. The sun is capable of supplying us with the majority of vitamin...

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Crohns And Colitis UK #WalkIt #Plymouth

My alarm screamed at me at 5AM today, it’s been a long time since I’ve crawled out of bed that early! But today was the first of Crohns And Colitis UK series of #WalkIt events, and what an amazing day it was going to be!

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The Great Outdoors

  Scotland Winter 2015   A week or so ago I was asked by Clare from the Colostomy Association to write a guest blog post for their website. The subject was getting outdoors with an ostomy, helping to show how getting outdoors can be accessible for people with a stoma...

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Sixteen Fifty Two

Mmmmmm good coffee and sinful donuts, who loves them?  I’ve found my new coffee shop In Truro, great coffee, donuts to die for and an amazing atmosphere. So chilled and relaxed, comfortable and plenty of seating options. If you’re in Truro pop in and sample the sinful donuts and chill...

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How did I get here? The Beginning…

I’m a little late to the party, not just fashionably late but even the host has gone to bed… I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2001 and blogging never even entered my mind, at the time I didn’t know anyone else with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

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You would think time outdoors is an ostomates worst nightmare

You would think that spending time outdoors is an ostomates worst nightmare… away from pouch supplies, bathroom facilities and a comfortable space. To be honest it can be the complete opposite, providing you are organised then there is no reason not to enjoy the great outdoors. Wild-camping in the middle 

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