I have had a renewed effort to tackle my anxiety. I have been to a few group depression and anxiety meetings at Rushden Mind. I enrolled on a self esteem course too at Mind; sadly there were not enough attendees, so the course is postponed to November. I am also fast approaching the top of […]
Wow, it has been a month and quite a bit has happened. A month ago, I blogged that I recognised I was stuck in a cycle with anxiety feeding IBS feeding anxiety, which was at the least hindering my recovery. So I have had a string of appointments over the past month, which included, GP, […]
Sorry everyone – bowel talk! So I have now worked out that my bowel control problems are not necessarily a symptom of my Ulcerative Colitis, (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) and have now been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
You may now know that I suffer from Ulcerative Colitis (UC) as well as Anxiety and Depression. I have been thinking more about the link between my Ulcerative Colitis and my Anxiety: For me the main challenge of Ulcerative Colitis, other than the discomfort, 10 plus visits to the loo every day and during an […]
NACC have established a team focusing particularly on young people aged between 16 and 29 who suffer with IBD. NACC’s has a new micro site for young people They are currently caring out a survey of young people aged 16-29 with IBD, finding out your thoughts on a number of topics such as medication, surgery, […]
Things I do to manage my Ulcerative Colitis which is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): I have my Colitis ‘kit’ which I take out with me (spare underpants, baby wipes and couple of nappy sacks, in case of any accidents) Take my medication regularly Use the enema when I have an attack Try and drink lots […]
I was diagnosed in 2000 with Ulcerative Colitis (UC), which is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Ulcerative Colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the colon (large intestine), that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores. The main symptom of active disease is usually constant diarrhea mixed with blood
I suffered a mental health breakdown in 2009 and I am now living with a mental health illness, in the form of my anxiety and depression. I also have Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the form of Ulcerative ColitisMyAnxiety website is maintained by me, an individual living in the United Kingdom. I am a male in […]