What people with IBD should know

I'm often asked, “What would you tell someone recently diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?” So, this is what I think you should know! Look out for clickable links in this blog, leading to more detailed information! For many, a definitive diagnosis is a massive relief after a long period of being unwell. This does not mean that acceptance is easy, after all, you have just been diagnosed with a chronic disease which has no cure. Do NOT panic, we’ve got this, life is not over! It is worth pointing out that no two IBD patients’ lives are the same. The disease does not always manifest in the same way, and the fact that a treatment works for one person does not mean it will work for another. This makes IBD notoriously difficult to treat. That said, some IBD patients may have one flare, find the right medication straight away and never have another, and that is fantastic! For the rest of us, being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis may mea

Disability Employment Awareness Month

Disability Employment Awareness Month is actually an American observance. Having said that, we live on social media these days, which connects people all over the world. I think it’s an important topic, so, why can’t I jump on this bandwagon?

However, I am going to run with it in my own way, and make it UK relevant.

In this blog, I talk about Disability Rights and share a little bit of my employment journey with you.

Check it out here