YOU GUYS, This is insane! I JUST FINISHED MY FIRST WEEK BACK AT WORK.... and most importantly SURVIVED! Look let me be honest, I am absolutely 110% exhausted. I think my brain made this extremely strange connection with returning to work that my body just wasn't quite ready for, socialising. Stupidly, don't get me wrong … Continue reading OH MY GOODNESS I DID IT!
Hey guys, I have been meaning to write this ALL week and just have not got around to it. Somehow I have been off work and manage to keep myself so busy that I never know where the day goes! Disclaimer: I am by no means a personal trainer, or trained in exercise throughout recovery; however, am … Continue reading Recovery and Exercise Week 1
First things first, allow me to explain the surgery that I have had. If you have read my previous posts, you are welcome to skip a little further down, if you are new to this space - this information is for you 🙂 The Surgery, Risks & Benefits An IRA or an Ileorectal Anastomosis is … Continue reading Life after an IRA Surgery
For those of you who don't follow me on instagram.. I did my week 4 update on there last week. If you're interested the link is on my Homepage 🙂 YOU GUYS.. THE EXCITEMENT IS SO REAL. WEEK 5 - AHHHHHMAAZING The past week has been a combination of good and bad days. This blog … Continue reading Week 5 Update
Since I have had a LOT of time on my hands.. I have become quite the bookworm. My pet hate is standing in a book shop and feeling so unsure what to buy. I have a tendency to go for the colour of the book - come on George how does that work?! SO.. I … Continue reading Bookworms
The most commonly asked question... CAN YOU EAT LIKE NORMAL? The simple answer is no. For those of you who are unaware your colon relies on fibre to digest foods and in a sense push unwanted agents through the bowel. In simple terms.. without a colon, your shit does not solidify. Gross I know. HOWEVER … Continue reading WHAT CAN I EAT?
Getting through Recovery.. IS BLOODY DAMN HARD. ... but, there are a few things that I have had many messages about. How on earth you entertain yourself when you are able to do limited during the six week standard period of recovery. Here are some of the things I have been doing that have been … Continue reading How I have kept sane through recovery