Happy New Year! . . . Ugh . . . :(

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 . . . ūüė¶

100 followers!!

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. I started writing not knowing what I was talking about, but just documenting my daily struggles.  Thanks to all of you for joining me on … Continue reading 100 followers!!

Glad February is over!!!

I have been dreading February 2016 for the past 6 months. It was the month of my first big conference at the new job. ( I guess I did well since I'm still employed). Also, I had to¬†move because my lease ended this month. So as you can imagine stress was at an all time … Continue reading Glad February is over!!!

A bad day can be really bad . .

Another busy stressful week, can't wait until this conference is over at my job, so exhausting. As a result of the stress I saw blood for the first time in months . . . sighs . . . can't sleep, felt nauseous¬†for a few days and hard to breath one day. I think I was … Continue reading A bad day can be really bad . .

#7daysofIBD Day 5 – Taco,taco!

In my uber ride to the airport in DC my driver said you have to eat real Mexican food when you're in Texas , make sure you eat tacos. With IBD?, ill try . . We started today with breakfast tacos at Rudy's, to be safe I got one taco and substituted a corn tortilla for the regular flour as … Continue reading #7daysofIBD Day 5 – Taco,taco!

My #7daysofIBD

In honor of Crohn's & Colitis awareness week, December 1-7, I decided to participate in the #7daysofIBD campaign sponsored by Crohn's & Colitis UK. You take a picture for the next 7 days that display your life living with IBD. Since we are ¬†a very visual society these days, a photo can speak a thousands … Continue reading My #7daysofIBD

Moon-face? . . . .

Hello World it's me! The below picture was taken this past weekend for Halloween, I was a fancy¬†Witch ūüėČ I think it's a nice picture of me, but I immediately noticed how fat my cheeks were. I believe its obvious I've gained weight, around this time last year I was 14 pounds lighter. This is … Continue reading Moon-face? . . . .