YOU GUYS I was too excited not to update you about today even though I feel like ABSOLUTE trash. Today was the final week of phase 1 where we found out if I was on the drug, how my bowels were looking, and what the next step would be. First off, prep fucking sucks. I… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Week 8 Check in & Colonoscopy
Any time I come across someone new who asks about my story, it always surprises me with how many people are suddenly experts. They always have advice around new products to try, new diets to endure, or suggestions from who knows where. "Have you tried adding more lemon in your diet?" "It's all that gluten… Continue reading Be Careful With Advice
Hello friends! The day is quickly approaching (Tuesday) where I begin my clinical trials. As such, I thought it would be a good idea to create a series or thread specifically for the clinical trial where I talk abut my experience. I think it would be important because a) this is very likely a drug… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Intro
Today was a rough day. A humble reminder that we are not in remission, and still have a journey to go through. Although it is a new year, it is not quite a new me. I felt it as soon as I woke up this morning at 5 am. The stiff muscles in my back… Continue reading Lets Talk About Joint Pain
Hello lovely readers, It has of course been awhile. I feel like things are finally starting to settle but I have 0 energy now and want to do absolutely nothing. So I do as little as possible. I wake up, I go to work, some days I workout (SUPER EXCITING), some days I see friends,… Continue reading Things to know about living with IBD
Hello dear friends, I seem to be following this pattern of a once a month update.... maybe this can be my new years resolution. Become better at updating my blog. But I am here to say, I have survived another scope. Please, please, hold your round of applause. I know it's a miracle. No actually.… Continue reading Where are we now?
Two years have come and gone colon. Two whole years since you have graced me with your presence ulcerative colitis. Two years since you decided my life needed a little bit more excitement and shaking up. And guess what? You freaking did it. My life got MUCH more exciting and very shaken up. I try… Continue reading Two Year Anniversary