A Letter To My Healing Body

Dear body, Where do I begin? On Tuesday we had our colonoscopy and finally heard news that we have wanted to hear for a long time. We are nearly there. No active inflammation, but we do have quite a bit of healing to do. But we are almost there! Woo! While I was drugged upContinue reading “A Letter To My Healing Body”

3 Year Diagnosis Anniversary

You guys, January 10th was my 3 year diagnosis anniversary and I can’t believe how much time has flown by as well as how slow it feels. I don’t know, time is such an odd feeling. When I think back to the beginning of my journey, it feels like such a lifetime ago, but thereContinue reading “3 Year Diagnosis Anniversary”

2020 is Here Ya’ll & We Are Feeling Fine

Ah 2020, only 4 days in and you have already been so kind to me. Just before the new year began my bowels were doing all sorts of funny things and I thought to myself “Am I regressing? Is this the end?”. But no, it was just me not making healthy life choices, choosing foodsContinue reading “2020 is Here Ya’ll & We Are Feeling Fine”

Where did time go?!

Holy smokes guys, How has it literally been just shy of a month?! Time has FLOWN by. I am down to 14 days left of work before the summer holidays (working in a school perks). I knew I had been slacking a bit, but I didn’t think a whole darn month had gone by! ButContinue reading “Where did time go?!”

What is a flare up?

As my journey to remission seems to becoming closer, I started to wonder about the future. Will I be symptom free? What does remission feel like? How long will it last? But most importantly, what is a flare up? Because often people who go into remission talk about having flare ups. I have used thisContinue reading “What is a flare up?”

Clinical Trial Series: Week 16

Well the day has come and passed and we have lived to tell the tale of yet another colonoscopy- except this time it was a sigmoidoscopy. While they tell you that the prep for a sigmoidoscopy is much easier- I beg to differ and actually asked for the colonoscopy prep. That enema fleet they giveContinue reading “Clinical Trial Series: Week 16”

Things you should do if you are on Prednisone

Ah Prednisone, The pill that most people end up on when you have a chronic illness, the pill that really does work some wonders, but ALWAYS has side effects. This has been the longest I’ve been on prednisone consecutively. Normally I am able to start weaning off of it after 2 weeks, but because ofContinue reading “Things you should do if you are on Prednisone”

I got to be a guest on a blog!

Hello friends, Spring break has finally made it’s presence and I couldn’t be happier. While I am not whisking away on a fancy vacation, I will be going to the mountains for a day and sleeping in EVERYDAY, which is the best freaking thing ever for someone who is chronically tired. But I wanted toContinue reading “I got to be a guest on a blog!”