Now this can be quite a delicate subject for a lot of people but I personally feel that there is a link between mental health and chronic illness, it needs to be talked about more and the taboo veil lifted so people actually get help they may need without feeling judged.
Richard is the founder of #IBDhour over on Twitter, has appeared on The IBD and Ostomy Support Show with me and my co-hosts, the founder of the blog Gutless Dick and I’ve been lucky enough to meet him at this years Purple Wings Charity exhibition.
This story has been in the to post pile for awhile and every time I read it I cry. Jen thank you so much for your story and how brave you are for being so honest. In the photo below Jen is on the left.
If you use social media you may have seen the influx of people claiming to “cure” or “reverse” Inflammatory Bowel Disease! Which to anyone that has or had that knows it’s a load of tripe! So I thought I would offer up my personal opinion, on these diets and cures.
Not everyone finds it easy adjusting to having a stoma whether it was an emergency or planned. But I asked varying ostomates around the world that are in the “Making Ostomies Cool” group how they got their stoma and if they adjusted and how.