Be Careful With Advice

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 glutenContinue reading “Be Careful With Advice”

Clinical Trial Series: Intro

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 drugContinue reading “Clinical Trial Series: Intro”

Lets Talk About Joint Pain

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 backContinue reading “Lets Talk About Joint Pain”

Things to know about living with IBD

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”

Where are we now?

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 Year Anniversary

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 tryContinue reading “Two Year Anniversary”

I am back- I promise

Hello lovely readers, It’s been well over a month since I have last posted. I know its been a long time and really I’ve tried taking a break from most social media because I just had too much going on at once. August flew by and I just needed some me time while I gotContinue reading “I am back- I promise”

I survived another scope & lived to tell the tale

But actually. Scopes are a terrible experience. And a sigmoidoscopy? JUST AS TERRIBLE. At least for me it was. So here is the overview. Leading up to the weak of my scope I felt. I mean a little more off than usual, but that was because I was off my routine. For 5 days IContinue reading “I survived another scope & lived to tell the tale”