The time has come to start your family, but if you’re living with IBD, where do you begin?
Please note that although this post is sponsored by, Hologic, Inc., all opinions & stories are personal to me and are my own. I was paid to write about this brand by choice because I felt the information was relevant to my journey with my autoimmune diseases. And I hope that you will find the […]
Let’s face it. I’m an easy, cushioned target for nasty looks, weird questions and misguided innuendo. I’m a single mother of color living in a upper middle class neighborhood, with a chronic illness & disability who works from home & coaches little league. And although we have settled into the 21st century, some of us are […]
I woke up to a tweet that said Angelina Jolie joined the group of very brave women who have taken back control from the possibility of cancer. She had a double mastectomy performed. My first thought, “Good for her!” Before reading her article in the New York Times, I already understand why there was no […]
Today was an interesting day. But I have to say that everyday since my diagnosis that I’ve spoken with my father has been interesting. I don’t know if I would call me and my father’s relationship estranged, wouldn’t be quite accurate. I know my father. We have memories together. I don’t necessarily want to be […]
So in a little over a year I have moved to a different state, lost the partner in my non-profit, enrolled my son into preschool, lost my boyfriend, moved back to my original state, become a single mother, become unemployed, moved in with my mother, almost lost my life, lost my colon and gained an […]