There are many ways a person can be sick without it showing on the outside. Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and mental health issues like depression and anxiety are just a few of the invisible illnesses that many people deal with every day. However, just because these illnesses are not immediately visible to others, does not mean … Continue reading “13 things you only have to deal with if you have an invisible illness”
How long have you been in your role? I have worked for Company for 7 years and my job title changed to Customer Experience Manager in 2016, to better reflect my roles and responsibilities. What does a day in the life of a Customer Experience Manager look like? Describe a typical day at … Continue reading “A day in the life of Garry Hallett”
Ingredients 100g plain flour 2 medium eggs 300ml semi-skimmed milk 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus extra for frying A pinch of salt Serves 8 Method Put the flour and a pinch of salt into a large mixing bowl and make a small well in the center. Crack the eggs into the center, then … Continue reading “Easy Pancakes”
Disgrifio diwrnod arferol yn gwaith I chi. Mae fy diwrnod I yn newid trwy’r dydd, mae pop dydd yn gwahanol yn yr swydd yma. Bydda I yn dechrau fy diwrnod am naw o’r gloch ac fyddai yn barod I cymryd galwadau yr peth cyntaf yn y bore. Yn yr amser rhwng galwadau, Fyddai yn … Continue reading “Diwrnod yn y bywyd o Ceri Williams”
Describe a typical day at work for you. My day differs on a daily basis, no two days are the same. I start my working day at 9am and make myself available to take calls first thing. In between calls, I process regular orders with the team to make sure we stay ahead of … Continue reading “A day in the life of Ceri Williams”
In January this year I was diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancer. After three rounds of chemotherapy I was approved for major surgery. I had a fourth round of treatment and then went to Aberdeen for my operation. I had a full hysterectomy, my appendix, spleen and omentum were all removed. I also had part … Continue reading “Surviving with Cancer”
I have indeterminate Crohn’s disease, a form of Inflammatory bowel disease. I was diagnosed in 2004 at just 18 years old. May last year, I had my worst flare up imaginable. I developed a perianal abscess and a rectal vaginal fistula. I had lost 2 stone in six months. I was a bag of bones. … Continue reading “‘How I went from hating my stoma bag to seeing it as the best thing to ever happen to me’ – Lisa’s Story”
When asked by midwives if I had a birth plan my response was always no, my experience of family and friends who already have kids is that no birth goes to plan, so rather than experience the disappointment of not having been able to experience the amazing birth I had planned, I decided I would … Continue reading “Being strong for my little man – Lizzy’s Story”
On behalf of all of us at Starlight, thank you for helping us to turn Spike’s wish into the most marvelous reality and for providing his family with some wonderful memories that they will always cherish.
We take pride in our expertly designed and UK manufactured swimwear for people living with a stoma or continence issues.