WEDDING EDIT: THE PLANNER

This is a short post for today, but I want to share my experience of wedding planning so far. Being more aware of my stress levels, and how pressure affects my health I was (kind of) dreading planning. You never know when a Crohn’s flare is going to hit. The thought of having to firstly [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]