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Prednisone- the devil’s little pill

Prednisone, again for anyone who doesn’t know, is a corticosteroid that is an effective immunosuppressant often used to treat inflammatory disease, some autoimmune disease, and some types of cancers. I am currently on my second round of prednisone after my blow up in the summer. We are down to 10 mg or 2 pills, soon… Continue reading Prednisone- the devil’s little pill

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Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !

Can you believe it’s already been a year? Because I can’t. And let’s get specific here. It’s been a year today that I first noticed there was something off with my body, so technically the first day my body decided to show me that we were sick. I know most people are thinking “why wouldn’t… Continue reading Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !

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Where I found my strength: Crystal’s story about battling cancer

Now a lot of you don’t know me personally, which is okay. But a lot of you do. Today is a pretty important day for me as it marks the 4 year anniversary of losing my best friend after her own battle with cancer. I have been wanting to write this post for a long… Continue reading Where I found my strength: Crystal’s story about battling cancer

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The Side Effects of IBD They Don’t Always Tell You About

So today has been a whirl wind of a day! First off I FINALLY WAS WELL ENOUGH TO GO TO A HAIR SALON AND CHOP MY HAIR. I have not cut my hair since December minimum….. So this was a monumental moment. I know a lot of you are thinking I’m probably being dramatic, that… Continue reading The Side Effects of IBD They Don’t Always Tell You About