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… Read more Explain your disease in 30 seconds! →
I’m coming back! just gotta get through the next few days, but it’s nice to have good news for once! 2017 will be a great year! I’m making great 🙂
A week ago I attended onsite training at my job, total training session was 4 hours. Prior to the training, the idea of being stuck in a quiet room with people where I’m forced to be social for four hours spiked my anxiety. Not just for the social aspect, but the past couple of weeks I have had digestive issues and a recent fit with diarrhea, on average I was going to the bathroom at least 5 times a day. My secret spot became the lobby bathroom to avoid the shame… Read more Typical IBD struggle . . . . →
Wow!! Thank you guys for all the support! I started this blog last year as a coping mechanism, a way of dealing with this major lifestyle change of having IBD.… Read more 100 followers!! →
I don’t know why I find this so funny, but it’s soo true! I have now accepted that my symptoms will always persist.
So I know eating fried food is never a good decision when you have IBD, but whenever I visit my mother she never has safe food for me to eat and I was too broke to buy anything. Late in the evening I was still hungry and didn’t think the frozen Nathan’s onion rings that I’ve had before would hurt, I was soo wrong. After 20 minutes my stomach was sooo tight and I felt so nauseous. Then the stomach cramps started, I felt miserable for a good 2 hours.… Read more Lost a fight with onion rings . . . →
It’s been a while, sorry 😦 but I do miss writing it soothes my soul lol Just went to a friend’s farewell party and to be honest wasn’t sure I was going to go due to the headache I’ve had all day, but she was leaving to follow her dreams and moving to the big city NYC! So I wanted to be there. It was a very emotional night, a lot of kind words were said about her, then it came time for people to speak. I didn’t want to speak… Read more Being Vulnerable . . . →