Living with inflammatory bowel disease as a parent can make you feel less than worthy. However, your kids see you and maybe that’s enough.
When you make the decision to have a baby there is so much information to take in. There are so many variables you try to predict and situations you try to prepare for. The mound of responsibility from choosing what foods to eat when you’re pregnant, what name to give your child when they’re born […]
As my Uncle Adam would say, Well…Well…WELL…!! Here we are, marking year 2 of the total colectomy. My colon has been out of my body for two whole years now. Crazy! You’re probably wondering, how am I feeling, right? Well…right now at this very moment, physically, not so great. But I am optimistic that something […]
I’m tired! Actually, tired isn’t the word I’m looking for. Perhaps, exhausted? Nope. Nope, not it. Drained. There we are, that’s the word. I. Am. Drained. There is no gas left in the tank, I’m running on straight fumes at this point. And this isn’t just today or yesterday. This has been slowly coming since […]
Well hello there! It’s been a crazy few weeks! I’ve been honored by my favorite non-profit with a featured article on me & my IBD journey. Because of this publication, more patients and parents of patients have been able to find me. So I’ve been busy returning emails and sharing resources and haven’t been able […]
I think that when they took my colon and said I would be symptom free, I thought that meant ALL the symptoms. And for a time I was completely free of all the symptoms I had ever had while having colitis. Oh but then, The Arthritis, came knocking on my door again. Say what?! I […]