Reading material: Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness week

Here are some of the articles I have shared or come across during Crohn’s and Colitis awareness week that are well worth a read, as well as some inspirational awareness raising personal stories and blogs from fellow IBDers and ostomates. Please check them out!

General articles:  understanding-ibd_1126_633_s_c1

A guide to understanding Crohn’s & Ulcerative colitis published by Crohn’s and Colitis UK: https://crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/about-inflammatory-bowel-disease/publications/understanding-ibd-ulcerative-colitis-crohns-disease

Why this week is so important to me (by Hattie Gladwell): http://metro.co.uk/2016/12/01/crohns-and-colitis-awareness-week-2016-why-this-week-is-so-important-to-me-6295010/?ito=twitter

16 Things only people with Crohn’s Disease know: https://www.buzzfeed.com/ailbhemalone/people-with-crohns-disease-want-you-to-know?utm_term=.smn8RGLq90#.pcmBX9GvxE

11 Ways that Crohn’s and Colitis can feel like invisible diseases: https://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/fbafb/ccfa/ways-that-crohns-and-colitis-can-feel-like-invisible-dise

Results of an IBD survey and reactions from Crohnsdisease.com contributors: https://crohnsdisease.com/living/ibd-awareness/

Sam Cleasby, aka blogger So Bad Ass, discussing her Ulcerative Colitis in Dr Hilary’s Open Surgery on Lorraine: http://www.itv.com/hub/lorraine/1a9360a1793

Last but not least – Get Your Belly Out! https://getyourbellyout.org.uk/hot-topics/

AND Personal stories and blogs

The Chronic Adventurer explains his Crohn’s, Colitis & Me poster: https://thechronicadventurer.wordpress.com/2016/12/04/crohns-colitis-me-poster/

Check out Stoma in a Teacup Shell’s 3 part ostomy bag changing routine on her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stomainateacup/?fref=ts

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Steph from Colitis to Ostomy shares some blogs/vlogs that she regularly follows (make sure you check out her great blog too): https://colitistoostomy.wordpress.com/2016/12/05/ibd-awareness-bloglovin/

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Lindsay on living with a wonky bowel: http://enablemagazine.co.uk/crohns-colitis-awareness-week-living-wonky-bowel/?utm_content=buffer8ab59&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Sara from Inflamed and Untamed talks about how it’s so much more than just the physical stuff: http://www.inflamed-and-untamed.com/post/45212874761/its-so-much-more-than-the-physical-stuff?utm_content=buffer5ce68&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Marisa Lauren Troy of Journalingibd.org discussed (Trying to) Exercise with IBD: https://crohnsdisease.com/living/ibd-exercise/

Gutless and Glamorous’ Gaylyn goes unfiltered: http://companionibd.com/gaylynunfiltered/

And thousands of other personal stories via the Crohn’s, Colitis & Me posters: https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/get-involved/crohns-and-colitis-awareness-week/create-your-own-crohns-colitis-me-poster

 

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