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Caz

About Caz

I’m Caz - Blogger, writer, campaigner, tea drinker & over-thinker. I live with a stoma and invisible illnesses, including connective tissue disease, pernicious anaemia, osteopenia and fibromyalgia, making me passionate about raising awareness and understanding of physical and mental conditions. Nice to meet you! I run the blog InvisiblyMe : https://invisiblyme.com

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3 Jul

10 Ways To Deal With Pandemic Stress & Overwhelm

  The pandemic is having a considerable effect on many people in different ways, whether physically, financially or emotionally. The situation piles stress and worry on top of pre-existing difficulties and challenges in our lives, and not being able to …

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3 Mar

When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go : Invisible Illness & Public Toilet Troubles

‘When you gotta go, you gotta go’. Everyone goes, everyone uses a toilet and some of us just happen to go in bags. So what? Why is it still so embarrassing to talk about it? I’ll admit I’m embarrassed just …

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4 Sep

Birthdaying With Chronic Illness / Pain

Pass the party poppers because it’s time to talk birthdays. Although ageing is one thing we all have in common, birthdays are a different experience for everyone, from a time of celebration or another average day,  to a time of …

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12 Apr

Hospital Go Bags : Prepare For The Unexpected

Have you ever had unexpected trips to the hospital emergency department before? Maybe you know all too well what it’s like to be caught off guard. Life gets thrown into disarray, best laid plans go out the window, and you’re …

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20 Jul

Tips For A Successful Pre-Op

Tips For A Successful Pre-Op Surgery. It’s a word that sparks abject fear and worry for some, and a need for distance and distraction for others. I tend to fall into the latter category. Regardless of you deal with the …

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9 Apr

Coming To Terms With A Stoma

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Some people get a day. Some may get a week, a month, a year. Others may get no warning, simply waking up with a new life. From IBD and cancer, to colonic inertia, pelvic floor dysfunction and bowel trauma, stoma …

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8 Feb

What I want you to know about invisible illness

Not all is what it seems. From the outside, you’d say I’m a healthy, happy young woman who looks fine. Look beyond what your eyes tell you and you’ll find chronic illness. Invisible illness is a condition or disability that’s …

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