It’s my birthday. 39 years on the earth. One kid. Three surgeries. Five conditions. One life and I’m eager to live the rest of it!
This Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week, I reflect on my journey and share some advice with newly diagnosed patients.
Today was Hippo’s first day back at school about 3 weeks after his friends. Because Hippo started at a new school. That’s right, Hippo has started the 3rd grade at a brand new school where he knows no one and the schedule is completely different. I think I was more of a mess than he […]
Two weeks ago, my best friend, also a mother living with IBD, asked my opinion of The Perfect Mother’s Day. I began to text my response but stopped. I realized I had no idea what The Perfect Mother’s Day is. No one had ever asked. And I had never really given it any thought. You […]
After you have a baby you are ushered into this lovely sorority sisterhood of, Mommy Life. And like any type of group there will be the people you connect with and the people you don’t. But no matter what, you are apart of this club with a life long membership. And the local chapters vary […]
With Thanksgiving coming up, we usually try and take this time to reflect on all the amazing things in our life. But recently I’ve been thinking and thinking and thinking some more. It wasn’t necessarily sparked by the season of giving, I’ve just been inside of my head. Thinking. Mostly about my life as a […]