IBD is annoying . . . .

I have missed doing the things i love, like writing for this blog . . . Past few months have been annoying! I refuse to say hard because overall i'm living a good life and is now grateful i'm healthy again . . "now" is the keyword. Last time I chatted with you I was … Continue reading IBD is annoying . . . .

Anxiety . . . please go away . .

I found this awesome article on BuzzFeed titled, "What you say to someone with chronic pain, and what they hear".Ā . It displays images of typical conversations thatĀ people with a chronic illness have with "normal"Ā people everyday.Ā I loved the article because I could relate, but then I thought, "why isn't it okay for me to take people … Continue reading Anxiety . . . please go away . .

TummyWoes Social Media

I've been writing this blog since January and it's been such a great experience! Not only has it been therapeutic, but also enjoyable. Ā I have a new love for writing! The one cool thing about this new job is that I maintainĀ all social media and the website for our association,Ā all new skills for me. Our … Continue reading TummyWoes Social Media

Humira it is . . . .

Earlier this week I FINALLY saw my GI, even though it was only for 5 minutes. .The PA and my GI both agreed that the next step of my treatment is Humira. Ā Since I've been bleeding for the past month and the low dosage of prednisone has had no effect, and Apriso has never worked … Continue reading Humira it is . . . .

Kudos to: Rebecca Zamolo :)

I'll admit my biggest fear with this disease is Ā the possibility of living with an ostomy bag. Ā Just the thought of a bag being "attached" to me givesĀ me chills. I hope that day will never come. When I found the below video on YouTube of an ambitious young womanĀ who had to make theĀ decision to have … Continue reading Kudos to: Rebecca Zamolo šŸ™‚

You gotta laugh – Poo-Pourri . . . :)

I have to lighten the mood. My postings lately have been "ruff",Ā so today I would likeĀ to share one of my new favorite products, Poo-Pourri! For my fellow IBDers I hope you have heard of this product and yes it works!! When I was on vacation my poo-pourri was used often. Ā I remember being at the … Continue reading You gotta laugh – Poo-Pourri . . . šŸ™‚

Saying thanks . . . . :)

When you get sick I haveĀ noticed how people act differently around you. The people who I thought would be there and very supportive, did not appear . . . that's different?!?!? Then you have the people who "tried to care" by saying all the rights things, but actions have always been louder than words for … Continue reading Saying thanks . . . . šŸ™‚