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What social media has taught me, a medical student, about Crohn’s, Colitis and stomas
07 April 2021
Gwen, a third-year medical student at Cardiff University, is on GP placement for in North Wales and, like a lot of young adults, has used social media for years. In this blog, Gwen explores the emerging role of social media in patient…
My journey to The Boat Race
03 April 2021
On Sunday 4 April, Oxford and Cambridge will go head to head for The Boat Race. In training for this highly anticipated annual contest, Ben learnt the importance of accepting his Crohn's and being open about the impact it can have on his…
Finding my new normal after being diagnosed with Colitis
30 March 2021
After his Colitis diagnosis, Elliot's "normal" life seemed like a thing of the past. But with medication, getting to know his condition and by understanding where his anxiety comes from, he was able to get back the life he had.
Celebrating Passover and putting my health first
27 March 2021
Passover, also known as Pesach, is a major Jewish festival that lasts for eight days, beginning this year on 27th March. It celebrates the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt to freedom in the land of Israel. We spoke to Matty about…
Natalie-Amber and Make Thread team up for Self Love clothing
23 March 2021
Make Thread is a curated fashion tech start-up and they have recently teamed up with our supporter, BBC presenter and model Natalie-Amber, who lives with Crohn's. The Self Love campaign was founded by Katie Roche and Sarah O'Brien to…
The Bad Gut Club: Recruiting Now!
18 March 2021
Bryony and Lo both found a community online that allowed them to share their stories and find comfort in others. Now, they're launching their own brand new platform to make sure that every story can be told. And to kick things off,…
I’m making music inspired by my Colitis
15 March 2021
Living with Crohn's and Colitis can be hard, but it can also inspire us in many different ways. Naomi tells us how she drew upon her experiences to create a unique "found sound" composition for her studies at dBs Sound and Music Institute. With…
Ghost hunting with Crohn’s
08 March 2021
A diagnosis of Crohn's or Colitis can impact all areas of life, including work. Paul talks to us about his role as a ghost hunter; from where it started to how it works alongside his Crohn's.
How I adapted my cooking for everyone to enjoy
03 March 2021
How I overcame my fears to live well with Crohn’s
24 February 2021
Georgie spent a long time worrying about her Crohn's and it affected many areas of her life, until she learned to adapt and accept her condition.
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