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I wish…

I sent this off to The Guardian a couple of days ago and thought I’d post it here. I had another infusion of infliximab a few days ago, but have been left wondering if “that day” has come sooner than I’d anticipated… I live with a chronic condition.  It is called Crohn’s disease, a disease […]

Remission

For the last time, before I get any more stupid comments suggesting some ridiculous quacky cure… Unless you are a gastroenterologist/immunologist or some expert on Crohn’s, I don’t care what cured your friend when you suggested it to them, I will not use your cure/treatment. This includes: Squatting Herbs Unproven treatments Cutting out dairy Actually, […]

Crohn’s disease – Part 1

Hello everyone, Today I am gonna be writing the first in a series about something a little more personal than normal – my Crohn’s disease. Maybe the best place to start would be how I was diagnosed. Around last December, I started suffering from fatigue. It progressed until I was coming in from school, crashing […]

Bleachgate: The Response

Wow. What just happened? I think Bleachgate went viral. So far, I have received loads of messages of support from folks including Ben Goldacre (@BenGoldacre), Simon Singh (@SLSingh), Tom Chivers (@TomChivers) and John Dixon (@JohnLDixon). I’ve done interviews for The Pod Delusion and Skeptics Guide to the Universe, and a video production company in Yorkshire […]

Bleachgate

Hello everyone. This is a text adaptation of my video which you can find here: http://twitvid.com/Z7TOH Today, I am going to write about Crohn’s Forum.com and what went down on Monday and Tuesday of this week. I’ll start by giving a brief background to Crohn’s Forum. It’s a support forum for those who suffer from […]