All the Small Things

Think to yourself "what if all these little moments in my life were magnified and took three times as long to accomplish". Then you might have an idea of what I'm talking about. It becomes a logistical nightmare, dealing with the trickle-down bits and pieces while waging war on the disease itself! But we do it.

Tips for Traveling with IBD

Traveling with Inflammatory Bowel Disease can actually be more work than the usual. Vacation takes a lot of planning and preparing for possible flare situations. These are a few tips that have helped me get through my vacations with Crohn's disease.

How to Shift Your Mindset to the Positive

Many thanks to @bulldog_bonnie for the use of this image. You can follow her on Instagram! Go on you know you want to! She is too adorable!One of the hardest things can be actually staying positive when you are in the middle of a flare. It's hard to see the positive in your life when you... Continue Reading →

Your lifestyle DOES make a difference

Some things happened recently in my life that made me realize-- medications alone won't help improve your quality of life. You have to want a better quality of life for yourself!! More importantly, you have to be willing to advocate for yourself and make your health a priority! I haven't seen anyone really talk about... Continue Reading →

I’m in limbo with another diagnosis

Today was harder than most days. I had 14 tubes of blood drawn in hopes of getting some more answers. My rheumatologist ordered the blood work since I've been experiencing a lot of joint and back pain. We want to see if there is another autoimmune disease present along with the Crohn's disease. In my... Continue Reading →

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 →

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