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
Sorry I have been slightly out of the loop this week. I have felt incredibly overwhelmed since returning home - weird I know. Being home has made me realise how incapable I am at completing simple tasks - at the start as little as picking the kettle up because it was weight I am unable … Continue reading Week 2 Recovery
What an overwhelming, mind numbing experience the past 72 hours has been. Thursday I was discharged. My excitement was through the roof. My scar looking well. My body functioning like a normal human being .. well as normal as it gets without a colon. My pain under control. Little did I know I was about … Continue reading DISCHARGED… THEN RE-ADMITTED
Today marks 6-days post op! I'd be lying if I said it had been easy. When you agree to surgery I think you have a tendency to look beyond the immediate pain following surgery, rather look more at the long term goal of the result. Don't get me wrong.. I knew I would be in … Continue reading Surgery and Recovery