The Reality of Chronic Pain

It's as if I need to retreat into my cave, until I feel like a human again. Because why should I face another human being when I feel like the living embodiment of suffering? Who wants to be around that? It's too much work to put up a facade, like everything is okay. Because obviously it's not! I don't have the energy to be "on" when my body is going through hell.

Judging the Book…

Part of living a life with Crohn's disease is being so often misunderstood. And more importantly figuring out a way to be okay with that. There will be judgement from others along the way. Obviously we can't control what people think about us and how we live our lives. Not everyone you come in contact... Continue Reading →

Researching Chronic Illness just became A LOT Easier

A new resource for health information online! Seenso a medical search engine is designed for chronic illness patient needs. Feedback is needed to shape the platform even further!

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 →

Let the Creativity Flow

The ONE thing that gets me through the day is---putting what energy I do have into something meaningful that requires me to be creative.Now obviously everyone is attracted to different things that exercise their creativity. I love puzzles and fitting all the pieces together. I love coloring and focusing on keeping it in the lines.... 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 →

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