Sartorial Mess…
#046 - The seven deadly sins of IBD.

#046 - The seven deadly sins of IBD.

December 5, 2019

A podcast in which I explore the virtues of why indulging in a little bit of sin can actually be a good thing when you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

#045 - In defence of naps.

#045 - In defence of naps.

December 5, 2019

The humble daytime nap often gets some pretty bad press.  In today’s podcast, I stand up for naps and your God-given right to have them...

#044 - The “Placebo Effect.”

#044 - The “Placebo Effect.”

December 5, 2019

Today’s podcast is on the subject of the placebo effect.  Sometimes seen as a “negative” thing, I think that placebos can actually be a positive thing.

#043 - Modern and traditional medicine.

#043 - Modern and traditional medicine.

December 4, 2019

Today’s podcast is on the subject of “natural medicine” versus “modern medicine.”  To be a little more specific, this podcast could easily be considered a rant against the frequent disregard that modern medicine seems to have for its humble beginnings.

#042 - Crohn’s, Pirates And The Inscrutable Intestine.

#042 - Crohn’s, Pirates And The Inscrutable Intestine.

December 4, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) lacks a credible superhero.  Here are some of my thoughts on redressing this imbalance... ☠  Dedicated to John (Captain Slappy) Baur and Mark (Ol, Chumbucket) Summers of "International Talk Like A Pirate Day."

#041 - Diagnosing I.B.D.

#041 - Diagnosing I.B.D.

December 4, 2019

Just a quick podcast to highlight a video that gives a pretty good explanation / overview of some of the available procedures used in diagnosing IBD.

#040 - Beginning to Endoscopy.

#040 - Beginning to Endoscopy.

December 3, 2019

Wherein I dwell not so much on the procedural mayhem of a Colonoscopy but all the other associated fun bits including a video clip which "tastefully" sums up the aftermath!!!

#039 - Fatigue and I.B.D.

#039 - Fatigue and I.B.D.

December 3, 2019

My all time most hated Crohn's Disease symptoms is "chronic/IBD fatigue."  Here is a video from Crohn's and Colitis UK that sums things up nicely.

#038 - Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

#038 - Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

December 3, 2019

A quick update and links to some very good videos from Crohn's & Colitis UK: Video one, two and three.

#037 - Umbrellas and ‘itis.’

#037 - Umbrellas and ‘itis.’

December 1, 2019

Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. In this podcast I make the distinction between the three and hopefully clear up any confusion between them.