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.
“Social media is a constant reminder of the very thing we no longer have…a healthy, normal life.”
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.
I ask my friend Christina Sgarlata a few questions about living with chronic illness. She has such great insights especially being in the medical field. Her open mind and well-rounded knowledge are so refreshing! I know that this interview will be helpful to so many readers! Many thanks Christina! Christina Sgarlata, BSN, RN, RYT isContinue reading “Guest Interview with Christina Sgarlata”
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”
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 aboutContinue reading “Your lifestyle DOES make a difference”