It’s been a while . . .

It's been a while since I've written . . . its been a while since i've done anything for me. My life for the past few weeks has been devoted to sleeping, paying bills, and work. . . such a drag. When I do go out I'm completely exhausted. I wish I could say, "At least … Continue reading It’s been a while . . .

Truth! . . .

This is something I struggled with this past week. In order to move forward in my life, I had to take a risk and this disease almost made me miss an amazing opportunity. Who knows. I might regret this decision in the long run, but I cannot try, live, and grow. You only live once!

When it rains . . . it pours! . . . sighs . .

I received a call from my primary physician's office today wanting to discuss my lab results. I immediately freaked out since I was just there last Thursday.  They called to tell me that my blood test results show that I am pre-diabetic! Freaking awesome!!! When it rains  . . . it POURS for me lately!. . . … Continue reading When it rains . . . it pours! . . . sighs . .

FODMAP Diet Week 4 – Travel . . . .

Week 4 of my FODMAP diet was out of my control because I was on vacation. Beforehand, I knew it would be a challenge and it was, but not bad. Travel day was difficult, having a flight departing at 5:15 am is not a pleasant experience, but at least we had a layover where I … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 4 – Travel . . . .

Kudos to Brian Greenberg – Intense Intestines Foundation . . . . :)

I found the below video on my Facebook news-feed and it's story of Brian Greenberg, President of Intense Intestines Foundation, and his story about his life with Crohn's disease. After watching his video, I decided to check out his foundation, it's look like a way to connect IBDers through education, support, and social events. Check it … Continue reading Kudos to Brian Greenberg – Intense Intestines Foundation . . . . 🙂

FODMAP Diet Week 3 – My recipes . . .

I added a couple of items to my breakfast routine. Eating a banana, steel-cut oats, and a boiled egg everyday gets boring. I found the below items that are all gluten-free, wheat, dairy, and soy free. Also,"So Coconut milk" is my jam, haven't had any issues with it.    Apologies for the quality of the … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 3 – My recipes . . .

Beyond tired . . .

So . . working 11-hour days two days straight, is probably not a smart thing to do when you have IBD.  I am beyond tired . . . I think I started speaking in tongues by the end of the day, could not form a sentence to save my life. But I am taking a … Continue reading Beyond tired . . .

FODMAP Diet Week 2- My recipes . . .

FODMAP Diet week 2 was a little easier. I decided to be adventurous by making a shrimp, bacon, and tomato based pasta. It came out sooo well, I had to pat myself on the back. This was the first pasta dish I have had in 6 months, and it did not irritate my stomach at all.  No … Continue reading FODMAP Diet Week 2- My recipes . . .