What does your Best Self look like?

When you don't feel well, you can't ever be at your BEST. At least this is my experience living with Crohn's disease. When I physically don't feel well, I notice I tend to care less about how I appear on the outside. How I feel on the inside gets my full attention because I have limited physical energy and effort to put into other things. So I choose to focus my efforts on what I think is most important. And in my brain, that will always be trying to heal my insides, both body and mind.

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 →

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.

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 →

I feel like my choice was taken away

This is a very hard topic for me to discuss, but I feel very passionate about it! Since it does weigh on me, I feel it's important to share for the sake of others with similar feelings or concerns. Before we dive in-- I just want to make it really clear that I respect all my... 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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