BEHIND THE BLOG

I talk a lot about my life, living with Crohn’s Disease. My instagram is @crohnswithme and I did set this up as a safe space to post about, almost as a visual diary, and the document the ups and downs of Crohn’s.  As you can see from this blog, travelling and exploring is a huge [...]

WEDDING EDIT: WEDDING RING SHOPPING

In my last entry into the Wedding Edit series I mentioned that I had booked, and paid deposits for some of the main areas of the wedding. Another chunk of the budget has been set aside for our rings. Now, i’m a jewellery lover and I can’t deny that I’ve always wanted a diamond band [...]

STRESS LESS: LIVING WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS

On the 1st September 2019 I published my open letter to Crohn’s Disease. This is a piece that I am incredibly proud of because it was the first time, in 14 years, that I felt able to articulate this journey. Give it a read if you haven’t already. I may have a diagnosis of Crohn’s [...]

WEDDING EDIT: THE COUNTDOWN STARTS

Looking through my Instagram, you can see that I have embarked on many adventures this year. However, the biggest adventure of my life so far started on the 10th October 2017 when my now fiancé asked me to marry him. It was a complete surprise and my most favorite memory. If you want me to [...]

TRAVEL EDIT: DREAMING OF ADVENTURES

Have you ever read The Secret? The concept is simple, ask the universe for what you want, manifest it, and the universe will answer you. The Secret has helped me to see things in a different light. I have started to believe that I am enough, that what I work for will give me endless [...]

TRAVEL EDIT: IBD TRAVEL POST BREXIT

Politics is by no means something that I’ve ever taken an interest in. Personally, I think that is because I just don’t understand it. The to-ing and frow-ing, the child like arguments between parties, the utter crap that these politicians promise but never deliver. It has always been too much for my to wrap my [...]

TRAVEL EDIT: PARIS DAY 3

Wake up call: 9am Breakfast: 10am Activity: shopping I will be real with you, I’m a little bit of a shopping addict. I guess consumerism is kind of my thing. So how could I not visit the Champs Elysees? One of the worlds famous commercial streets. Champs Elysees means “Elysian Fields”, which indicates that someone [...]