“Social media is a constant reminder of the very thing we no longer have…a healthy, normal life.”
A product review of the Quell wearable pain relief device for chronic pain sufferers.
“I knew it would provide similar relief without having to take another pill.”
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.
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”
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”