Gemma Cleary

Yorkshire, UK


Surgery to remove my colon and rectum (proctocolectmy)

Permanent ileostomy

Awaiting surgery to be completely stitched up and be given a 'barbie butt'!

About Gemma

I started suffering from IBD symptoms in 2001 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, but in 2012 after a bad flare (and losing my hair) I was diagnosed with Crohn's colitis.

I have six children and am due to get married in April 2016.