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". . It displays images of typical conversations that people with a chronic illness have with "normal" people everyday. 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.  I have a new love for writing! The one cool thing about this new job is that I maintain all social media and the website for our association, 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.  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  the possibility of living with an ostomy bag.  Just the thought of a bag being "attached" to me gives me chills. I hope that day will never come. When I found the below video on YouTube of an ambitious young woman who had to make the decision to have … Continue reading Kudos to: Rebecca Zamolo 🙂

You gotta laugh – Poo-Pourri . . . :)

I have to lighten the mood. My postings lately have been "ruff", so today I would like 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.  I remember being at the … Continue reading You gotta laugh – Poo-Pourri . . . 🙂

Saying thanks . . . . :)

When you get sick I have 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 . . . . 🙂