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Alice Ryding
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LIFE HAS GOTTEN IN THE WAY
So almost a year since I last posted I'm back! I guess part of the reason I've been lacking is that I've been unsure what to write about, but after a good few months I think I've got enough to keep me going. So keep an eye out for posts including -Humira, t...

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WORLD IBD DAY
Today is World IBD Day and it's a day to educate, raise awareness and be thankful for the support we're lucky to have.  In particular I'm grateful for the support of my IBD nurses. They have supported me and my family with every decision, issue, concern or ...

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GIVING UP DAIRY
Over a year ago I decided to give up dairy - everything from milk, to cheese, to ice cream, to chocolate. This meant I bought mayonnaise without milk in, ate sorbet and I even tried a vegan cheese, although I'd rather go without. After a few months I didn't...

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INTRODUCING NEW FOODS
About 3 years ago I ate some peanut butter sweets and after excruciating stomach ache and the fact I can't eat peanuts without suffering, I concluded peanut butter was also a no go for me. This has never really been a problem, it's not something I've ever r...

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HOW TO .... GO ON HOLIDAY
Firstly, this post has taken me far longer to get round to than I wanted, so apologies for the delay!! Ok, so you might be thinking about your summer hols, but with insurance, out of touch with your doctors and a list of medications as long as your arm, goi...

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MY MOMMA'S BLOG
My mum has been my rock, supporting, caring and being there for me every step of the way. It's safe to say that Crohn's hasn't just affected me, but also my family. Whilst my blog tells you about my experiences, there seems to be some shortage of people dis...

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HOW TO...... MOVE TO A NEW GP
Since being diagnosed, I've moved from the North West, to the West Midlands and recently I moved to Yorkshire. Whilst deciding to move to all these places and how best to deal with my care, I decided to keep my specialist care at my local hospital in the No...

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How To......
As mentioned in a post, I'm creating my own how to guide. It will give info I've learned about how to deal with issues I've come across in my own life. Therefore my guide includes how to  -Move to University (who to tell, accommodation etc) -Move to a new t...

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HOW TO......
My mum recently pointed out that many people do struggle with this illness. Sounds quite obvious, but when you live with such an illness day to day it's easy to forget you are actually coping and many people can't cope as well. Since my diagnosis three year...

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WHAT IS CLIPPER
I have recently done a 2 month course of Clipper so I'm going to write about how I found it.  Clipper is a steroid and with my aversion to steroids, due to their side effects, I was very nervous about starting this. However Clipper is unique, as it has fewe...
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