Last night I found myself on the toilet for the 6th time due to stress, lack of sleep and a case of pouchitis. There was a scream caught in my throat. There was pride laying on my brain. Guilt weighing down my heart. I was wrestling with my emotions and my logic…then I began to […]
living with IBD
I’m actually not really sure how to start this post. It’s such a sensitive subject for most IBD patients. The subject of colorectal surgery. And although I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 6 years ago, I have only become really familiar with all the terms and procedures two years ago, and not really understanding the […]
The Stockings are hung. The Tree is twinkling. The Hot Sausage frying. The Coffee is brewing. And Nat King Cole is serenading the hallways. I’m on twitter all day today talking traditions and holiday fun. Come by and share them with me! Merry Christmas Everyone!
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 always feel like summer is the worse time to have an autoimmune disease. I can deal with the arthritis in the winter because it can be healed with anti-inflammatories and pain meds. But the heat brings a whole different kind of element to your daily situation. Especially if you are having a flare up […]