Positive vibes . . . :)

The past 3 weeks have been a new low for me, but I am happy to say for the past 24 hours it has been a good day! And this beautiful weather is totally matching my mood.  I've been out running errands and even attended my first crohn's/colitis support group through the CCFA.  It was … Continue reading Positive vibes . . . 🙂

Follow-up with GI part deux . . .

I finally had my 3-month colonoscopy follow-up with my GI yesterday. As I sat waiting, I pulled out my notebook and re-read my notes.  I wrote out my current symptoms, questions, and things I needed from this visit. When my GI arrived and asked what's going on? his eyes glanced at the pink notebook opened on my lap and … Continue reading Follow-up with GI part deux . . .

Youth and IBD . . . .

Through my research I was surprised to discover that many "IBDers" are young, like very young, under the age of 18.  According to CCFA.org, approximately 1.4 million Americans have either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. That number is almost evenly split between the two conditions, and one in ten IBD patients are under the age of … Continue reading Youth and IBD . . . .