“Social media is a constant reminder of the very thing we no longer have…a healthy, normal life.”
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 whenContinue reading “How to Shift Your Mindset to the Positive”
There is one emotion I have experienced that has surprised me the most out of all the emotions on this rollercoaster ride. That emotion is anger. I have never been an angry person. I’m usually always pretty positive and happy. Even when I’m having a bad day, my first inclination is towards sadness not anger.Continue reading “Most Surprising Emotion of My 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 myContinue reading “I’m in limbo with another diagnosis”
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 laundryContinue reading “When Your Brain Decides to Shutdown”
Today is #WorldIBDDay and I wanted to do something a little different to raise awareness for this disease. I know a lot of us that have IBD wish that others understood what we go through on the inside, that you can’t see. I hear this a lot throughout the online community. So I thought todayContinue reading “What’s it like?”
Will Smith has experienced exactly what we all go through on our chronic journey–BEING FEARLESS!! The only difference is unfortunately we kinda have no choice, right? We are forced to face our fears more often than the average person.