Sigh of relief . . .

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 . . .

My struggle with fast food – &pizza

For lunch I decided to visit one of my old favorite spots, &pizza! If they delivered I would be in trouble 🙂  unfortunately, ordering my favorite pizza "The Maverick" meaty and cheese paradise will no longer do . . so I made my own pizza. The one thing I love about &pizza is their variety of … Continue reading My struggle with fast food – &pizza

Tick, tock, pop . . . .

It’s crazy how my daily life is controlled by my prescriptions. Since I have to take 8 pills, 5 before noon, sleeping-in on the weekends is out of the question.  When I wake up after 9am on a Saturday I’m mad, and that’s depressing 😦  During the week I have the following things with me at all … Continue reading Tick, tock, pop . . . .

More drugs, yay!!

Since my symptoms have not changed in the past month and I actually feel worst, I called my GI's office.  I explained the symptoms I was still having  and he stated we will need to increase your prescription intake.  With the drug Apriso, instead of taking 4 pills a day, he now wants me to take four pills in … Continue reading More drugs, yay!!

What is an IBD? What’s Colitis? What, when, how, huh? . . . . .

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is not as well known as Crohn's disease, but both are Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). According to, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is chronic inflammation of all or part of your digestive tract. IBD primarily includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Both usually involve severe diarrhea, pain, fatigue and weight loss. IBD can be … Continue reading What is an IBD? What’s Colitis? What, when, how, huh? . . . . .

The beginning . . . .

2014 was one of the best years of my life. I backpacked across Europe with one of my good friends and even made new friends. I witnessed two my of my longtime friends getting married to the loves of their lives. And I was in the best shape of my life and completed a Mudderella!! … Continue reading The beginning . . . .