To Sam, Sorry I punched you…

I know people have been wondering what has been going on with…
16th October 2018/by sam

Thee and Me

Twenty years ago today I met my best friend, my husband, my soul…
9th October 2018/by sam

The C word

No, not Cotton Headed ninny muggins.  Or C**t. But Cancer. Today…
8th October 2018/by sam

Northern Blog Awards – I won!!

Last weekend Timm and I went to Manchester as I had been nominated…
8th October 2018/by sam

Nowt So Strange As Folk – BBC Sheffield

So I am a few weeks into my new role as radio presenter on BBC…
7th October 2018/by sam
Parastomal hernia

Hernia update

So after seeing Mr Brown last week and being sent for a CT scan,…
27th September 2018/by sam

As if I have an 18 year old child!

This week, my eldest bambino turned 18 and I’m still a bit…
22nd September 2018/by sam

My depression looks like…

I used to think depression looked like someone crying all the…
10th September 2018/by sam
surviving a roadtrip with teens

How to survive a road trip with teenagers

Alternate title: how I drove over a thousand miles with three…
29th August 2018/by sam

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
PIP and IBD ostomies ileostomy

Who am I?

Sometimes I wonder who I am, especially in times of recovery,…
10th July 2018/by sam
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