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 I’m healthy!” . . . . . .but my immune system is no good! In the past 2 months I have had a case of food poisoning, UTI, and recently my 3rd cold of this… Read more It’s been a while . . . →
A picture can say a thousand words. My medicine corner has turned into a ‘meds drawer’. Don’t be too alarmed a few bottles are empty, saved them for traveling. Sighs . . . .
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… Read more Truth! . . . →
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!. . . . sighs . . As I was sitting at my desk at work I slowly started to choke up and cried for a few seconds. Then I remembered I’m still at my desk, so I… Read more When it rains . . . it pours! . . . sighs . . →
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.… Read more FODMAP Diet Week 4 – Travel . . . . →
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 out when you get a chance 🙂 The Intense Intestines Foundation Mission Statement:The Intense Intestines Foundation’s mission is to help patients in their journey with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies by connecting, supporting and… Read more Kudos to Brian Greenberg – Intense Intestines Foundation . . . . 🙂 →
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… Read more FODMAP Diet Week 3 – My recipes . . . →
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 short vacay and will be out of office for a week! woo hoo! I will be traveling for the first time since my diagnosis. This will be my first trip in 2015 and I am… Read more Beyond tired . . . →