Healing an old stoma site from the inside out!

Just a word of warning, this post has lots of graphic and medical…
12th August 2018/by sam

Chronic illness and guilt – when we can, we do

I got a message from someone on twitter today from a mum who…
6th August 2018/by sam

Matron, Medicine and Me – 70 years of the NHS

I was thrilled to be interviewed for the BBC's Matron, Medicine…
6th August 2018/by sam

3D meditation?

At a time when everyone I know seems to be in such high stress…
5th August 2018/by sam

Work and chronic illness

I’ve been thinking a lot about work at the moment, I work for…
4th August 2018/by sam

Why you need to stop hating and start being kinder to yourself

Last year I did a talk at the Steel Belles Women's Institute…
14th July 2018/by sam
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Who am I?

Sometimes I wonder who I am, especially in times of recovery,…
10th July 2018/by sam
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What NOT to wear this summer if you are fat

The summer months are upon us and magazines and websites are…
9th July 2018/by sam
traveling with a stoma

Travel Insurance with IBD and an ostomy

This is surprisingly, a topic that I get a lot of messages about.…
8th July 2018/by sam
Helping your partner ileostomy ostomy stoma colostomy

Supporting someone with IBD – a guide for friends and family

Timm and I were thrilled to work with Crohns and Colitis UK on…
7th July 2018/by sam

I have the most exciting news…

So, I have some crazy exciting news that I can finally share…
6th July 2018/by sam
happy birthday blog

Happy birthday to the NHS

I had never thought about the privilege of having free point…
5th July 2018/by sam
happy birthday blog

Happy 5th Birthday SoBadAss!!

I can't believe it has been five whole years since my little…
3rd July 2018/by sam
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Recovery: in pictures

The past few weeks have been tough, recovering from an emergency…
2nd July 2018/by sam

The fear

People tell me I’m strong, I’m brave, I’m a fighter. But…
25th June 2018/by sam

3 MILLION VIEWS!!

When I started this blog five years ago, I thought it would be…
20th June 2018/by sam
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