It's been almost a year since I've posted and it was hard to understand why until recently. . . I've been dealing with the big "D" in 2018, depression. It's sad because I started the year on such a high note, I believed. The last time I wrote I left a job and living situation … Continue reading It’s been a long time . .
So . . . it's less than an hour until the New Year and everyone on social media are posting New Year resolutions and all these positive messages "out with the old, in with the new!" etc. But let's be real, its not like next week is going to be amazing and wonderful just because … Continue reading Happy New Year! . . . Ugh . . . 😦
I have missed doing the things i love, like writing for this blog . . . Past few months have been annoying! I refuse to say hard because overall i'm living a good life and is now grateful i'm healthy again . . "now" is the keyword. Last time I chatted with you I was … Continue reading IBD is annoying . . . .
Eh . . . Remission was fun while it lasted, or maybe I'm jumping the gun! I'll know for sure on Tuesday, have an endoscopy and colonoscopy scheduled . . . sighs Bleeding and having bloody stools has been consistent for the past month so I finally forced myself to go see my GI, I … Continue reading Well it was nice while it lasted . . . 😦
I've been feeling kind of down lately and my current flare up proves it. Stress is definitely a trigger for me and I almost had an accident a couple of days ago to prove it. Not really appealing at 31 years old but I digress lol Whenever I'm down I'm not the most happy person … Continue reading A wonderful visit 🙂
As I embark on my 31st first birthday tomorrow, I'm reflecting on how 2017 has been so far , and it's been a busy year. In addition, I've been eating what I want, not exercising, candy/soda galore. It was like YES! I'm on Remission so I'm going to eat everything I've denied myself for two … Continue reading IBD back at it again . . . 😦
Does anyone find it difficult to be brief when you try to explain your illness? After writing for this blog for two years and all the research I've done I still don't have that "Elevator Speech". An Elevator Speech can be defined as a clear, brief message or “commercial” about you . When I was … Continue reading Explain your disease in 30 seconds!
My colon is finally healthy which is a cause for celebration, but I feel like I haven't had a good workout in over a year. I took a biking class a couple of weeks ago and my entire body was sore for days. I was so sore that I tried to throw something in the … Continue reading Time to get fully healthy!
It's been a couple of weeks since I saw my new GI and he was perplexed. He said to me, I do not think a person with Crohn's disease can have their colon completely healed after a year of treatment with Humira. I don't think you have Crohn's . . . . . WEll, WHAT … Continue reading Med Free? . . .
It's round 2, I'm backed against the ropes, bruised and exhausted . . . sighs . . Last Wednesday I felt so much better that I stupidly went to work for a half day, but I felt good! Slept well, throat wasn't sore, I was happy. When I left work, I went to the grocery … Continue reading Tonsils Takedown Round 2!