Second dose in the bag. But my IBDMommyhood needs some help to get through it.
moms with ileostomy bags
In 2009, I welcomed my little Hippo. He was perfect. No complications. He was insured. My kid had health insurance, his father had health insurance…suddenly, I did not, again. The bliss of having health insurance because of my high risk pregnancy, was taken away as quickly as I received it. Living as a fairly healthy […]
A lot of you ask me questions about other diseases & symptoms that manifest after developing Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Well, on Wednesday I will be joining Dr. Higgins & Ryan Stevens (The Crohn’s Guy) for the IBD Social Circle Twitter Chat on Extraintestinal Manifestations of IBD. Some of these EIM’s can include Arthritis, Uveitis, Psoriasis, […]
Adulting with an Autoimmune Disease is not the best thing. It’s not really a good thing. It’s the amount of responsibility, pressure and stress that makes it harder to deal with. You have work, bills, marriage/relationships, children and the news. But such is life. Some of us with autoimmune diseases choose to not have children. […]
This is for the Insensitive, Ignorant, Healthy Members of the Human Race: It’s the fourth day of the new year, and already I’ve received more than my share of unnecessary comments from people who know I have a gastro disease & arthritis, but love to remain ignorant to the fact that I have diseases that deal […]
I have a love/hate relationship with labels. Like, labels/names you place on people or situations, lifestyles, etc. Labels. Sometimes I love them because they bring awareness, they get people talking and asking questions. But sometimes they are used incorrectly, or lead to embarrassment and shame. Sometimes labels carry a stigma that you can’t shake. When […]