Children’s Mental Health

Mental Health in Children is important too

A few months ago Ra-Ra’s school sent home a little story for us to read to help reinforce what they had been learning about positive mental health in children. It is called “Unique the Unicorn”; they wanted us to read it as a bedtime story and ask her what she thought made each family member special. I have included the story in case you wondered what it was.

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10 Things about Life with IBD

10 Things about Life with IBD

To commemorate World IBD Day I thought I would talk about the ten things I wish I knew and would tell other people dealing with something that ended up changing my life forever. No matter how often we tell people that the disease doesn’t control us sadly to an extent it does and feeling alone and isolated is one thing we can’t control.

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My Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

On Twitter recently there has been a surge in people talking about their borderline personality disorder (BPD) and how it has affected them. I really like following these people because they are so open and honest and in reality it makes me feel so less alone and not so isolated. Which is a HUGE thing for people like myself with BPD.

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Halloumi and Chickpea Taco’s

Halloumi and Chickpea Taco

So today marks the start of vegetarian week and what better way to start trying to get back into my Meatless Monday’s posts than today! This recipe is one I really enjoy and makes a nice change to meat taco’s. Besides who doesn’t enjoy a good taco? You can add more veggies or swap out the toppings for whatever you like. To make more than a 2 person serving just double up the ingredients! Plus this recipe we make our own taco spice mix which you may be surprised about what you actually have in your cupoard already.

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Life with Steroid Resistant Ulcerative Colitis (PoPSTER)

Life with Steroid Resistant Ulcerative Colitis

So recently I was asked along with other Ulcerative Colitis warriors as we most definitely are warriors to provide an insider perspective on the PoPSTER study based out of Sheffield University. The study will be branched out further to other ulcerative colitis patients who have found their disease to be resistant to steroids. I thought it might be interesting to share the answers I wrote for the questions so I could offer more input than just looking at the questions. This is broken down into 4 main sections with subsections so it will more than likely be multiple posts.

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Accidental VS Planned Overdose – Are You Treat Differently?

Accidental VS Planned Overdose are you treat differently

Some of you may have noticed I have been quiet on the blog recently and that is because I have been fighting with incredibly low mental health for awhile now and that contributed to making what will be the biggest mistake of my life and nearly tore my whole world apart. In reality I have no one else to blame but myself.

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Beyond Definition; A New Way To Carry Your Supplies

Beyond Definition; a new way to carry ostomy supplies

These items were gifted for an honest review. At first glance these products from Beyond Definition are very classic and no fuss which really is what you want when needed easy access to your supplies but also don’t want to bring attention to what you are carrying. These items although unisex I feel are geared towards the male ostomates and I think personally that is fantastic; as a female ostomate there are so many things out there for us and I often think that the men are just left to get on with it.

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Do Medication Side Effects Vary When There Is A Gap In Between Taking Them?

Do medication side effects change after a gap in taking them?

So that could well be the longest title I have ever written but I couldn’t think of another way to write it if I’m completely honest. In all seriousness though has anyone else noticed that when they stop taking medication for a period of time and start taking them again that the side effects they experience change?

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