When Your Brain Decides to Shutdown

The things I have to deal with!As I'm writing this--it's 3:30pm and I'm beyond exhausted. A normal person would be excited to get off work soon and go home to do whatever they want. I'm curled up on my couch feeling like I can't even move or keep my eyes open. How is laundry going... Continue Reading →

I feel like my choice was taken away

This is a very hard topic for me to discuss, but I feel very passionate about it! Since it does weigh on me, I feel it's important to share for the sake of others with similar feelings or concerns. Before we dive in-- I just want to make it really clear that I respect all my... Continue Reading →

My Nose Woes

I'm experiencing another extraintestinal manifestation of my Crohn's disease. Or as we call it in my house..."extraterrestrial", ha ha ha! Meaning, my disease is essentially inflaming other parts of my body, outside the gastro system. In this case it is the skin on my face...YAY!  I've got seborrheic dermatitis around my nose, basically a red... Continue Reading →

Buzz Kill

I was recently at a baby shower and was chatting with a new friend. It was lovely because it was the first time I was able to get out of the house in weeks! I actually felt WELL! Woohoo!!!! Anyway, we were chatting about what we do for a living and I mentioned starting this... Continue Reading →

Mind Over Matter

It's been a long, slow couple days-- feeling nauseous and unable to move much. I couldn't eat any real solid food for two days. I've just been taking it easy on my system with liquids and a few BRAT diet items only. I feel pain on both sides of my abdomen that throbs with discomfort.... Continue Reading →

I don’t want it!

Once I received the news of my diagnosis, my life view began to change. The disease was turning my life into something I didn't want to live and me into someone I didn't want to be. I had to call off work many times due to sickness. I was missing a lot of family gatherings... Continue Reading →

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