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About me

Body Image

I’ve been all different shapes and sizes over these last 30 years. I was a chubby child. I was an overweight teenager. I was an underweight Crohn’s patient. I am now a curvy woman. When you have a chronic illness, it’s very easy to hate your body. You feel as Read more…


Colostomy Day 2016

Today is Colostomy Day 2016 – a day which has been created by the Colostomy Association in order to raise awareness and find ways of improving the lives of people who are living with a stoma. I am honoured to be the face of this year’s Colostomy Day 2016 campaign (yep, that’s Read more…

Ostomonday Winter Break Thaila Skye
Crohn's Disease

Ostomonday Winter Break

Where’s Ostomonday? So we’re already into 2016 and so far I’ve not done any new Ostomonday videos. The reason for this is, if I’m honest, I’ve run out of things to say!   If you count all my Ostomonday videos so far, I’ve made 76 videos about various ostomy-related topics. Read more…

Crohn's Disease


Scars WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES BELOW Scars can be metaphorical as well as physical. They can be the events in your life that shape the person you are and can change your perspective on things. In my case, I have both emotional scars and physical scars from my experience with Crohn’s Read more…

#GoodAndBadDays Thaila Skye
Crohn's Disease


Crohn’s & Colitis UK are currently running a campaign called #GoodAndBadDays where they share peoples’ posts on what it’s really like to live with an invisible illness like Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sometimes you might look fine on the outside, but you feel like utter crap on the inside, whether it’s Read more…

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