Wow what a week! Over night I saw my feed & inbox go crazy with messages about my story I can’t believe I have been featured in so many publications across the UK and global I am truly overwhelmed and grateful for everyones support it has been fantastic! I am so glad that Ulcerative Colitis, […]

Blake Lands Mens Fitness – 2014

          After battling a bowel disease for over a decade, Beckford set out to get into shape. His inspirational story is one of a kind   Despite having the odds – and serious illness – against him, Blake Beckford managed to adapt and get himself into incredible shape. He’d always wanted […]

What A First Week

So over the last week I launched the #FightWithBlake campaign and I have to say I have been truly overwhelmed and incredibly grateful for the comments, emails, tweets, likes and new followers this week! So I wanted to say a big thank you to all of you!  I have met some incredibly inspiring people this […]

Holiday With An Ostomy

Cyprus 2014 So I am back from Cyprus, never been before but have to say I loved it! This was my first holiday after surgery, not going to lie was a little nervous about many things in particular sun bathing, food while I was away, even researched the hospitals before I went!! Okay so here’s […]

Going Back To Work After Surgery

Going back to work after surgery is a daunting prospect, I had a total of 6 months off work from my flare up and then the surgery. I had a real mix of emotions I was excited to have a sense of normality again, but nervous about the questions I may get asked. How do […]

Going Back To The Gym After Bowel Surgery  

When I was recovering from having my bowel removed, the last thing I thought was that I would be able to go the gym and feel good about myself again. I have been going to the gym since I was about 16, striving to be fit, have a great physique and one day to enter […]