It seems like everybody is having babies right now and being married for 3 years I often get asked "when I plan to have children?" It often surprises people when I respond with either never or we aren't planning on it.
Back in February I had my first ever colonoscopy and whilst it wasn't nearly as bad as I thought it was going to be the results we both good and bad. They were good as it confirmed my diagnosis of Crohn's disease (Honestly I have always been an overachiever but I have never passed so … Continue reading 8 Weeks on Azathioprine for Crohn’s Disease!
As part of my grand master plan to turn myself into someone who actually listens to her body and takes care of it I have dedicated Sunday's whenever possible to self love. Now this doesn't mean I spend all day in the bath putting face masks on and chilling out to the max but it … Continue reading Self Love Sunday’s – My Routine
I have lived the typical British life, I got drunk for the first time when I was around 15, went out clubbing every weekend in my late teens and early twenties and used to absolutely love a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. I gave up drinking completely shortly before my 27th birthday and have not drunk … Continue reading How and Why I Quit Drinking!
I recently found out that the job I have been doing for the last 8 years is coming to an end. Not because of anything I've done or that I even wanted it to end but because the economy isn't great and the smaller companies are finding it harder to survive. I've decided that I'm … Continue reading 10 Ways to Save Money & Live a Simpler Life
Before being diagnosed with Crohn's disease I suffered with bowel and digestive issues for many years. I got fobbed off by the Dr's with IBS as my symptoms didn't really get severe until the second half of 2018. It's the all too true story where you have to literally be on the verge of surgery … Continue reading Fad Diets I’ve Tried – Plant Based, Paleo, Gluten Free & Low FODMAP
In truth I'm actually closer to my 31st year now than 30, but last year due to being majorly unwell and skipping over the whole big celebration I thought I'd take some time to reflect on what I had learnt in my long 30 years being alive. As in true Abi style some of this … Continue reading 30 Things I’ve Learnt in 30 Years
If you follow me on social media you'll see that its pretty evident I've been in a crap mood recently and I apologise. I started my blog and social media channels to be a voice of how you can live a great life with a chronic illness, you can work hard and do all of … Continue reading 10 Steps to Improve your Mental Health
When I got diagnosed with Crohn's disease I had been suffering with what I had thought was a severe Endometriosis flare up. For a year I had severe abdominal pain, bowel issues, fatigue and stomach problems. I got diagnosed with Crohn's disease in December 2018 following a weeks stay in hospital. I was severely unwell … Continue reading Endometriosis Periods & Crohn’s – Monthly Mini Flare Ups
Before entering the world of inflammatory bowel disease I had always thought that colonoscopies were reserved for the older generation, a much needed test to ensure that nothing sinister was going on in your colon. Within a few days of being told I had IBD I was advised I'd need to have a colonoscopy and … Continue reading My First Colonoscopy Experience