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 know . . . it's been a minute, but for the first time in over two years I can say my tummy has not been the cause of my woes, which is amazing right!! I am in full remission, GI is amazed and I'm in denial. For the first time in years I am on … Continue reading Sigh of relief . . .
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!!
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.
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!!!
You would think being snowed in for 5 days would be relaxing! Not for me! I'm over it, and not talking about the snow. . . .
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 . .
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!
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
Hello World it's me! The below picture was taken this past weekend for Halloween, I was a fancy Witch 😉 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? . . . .