So this week was Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week! If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably have seen my posts about it! But I hope you have had the chance to share your stories or at least read and be inspired by other peoples stories! I know I have certainly been inspired. But… Continue reading I went to a support group & it was great
So I had every intention of being more diligent this month about keeping you all up to date. The intention was there. The energy and motivation was lacking a bit. Earlier this month we had managed to get down to 1.5 pills but I was having some concerning symptoms including frequent bowel movements, diarrhea, and… Continue reading Prednisone & I are back together
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 !
So this morning I received a lovely e-mail that a panelist had selected my wee little blog to be a part of the top 100 blogs about chronic illness! Who would have thought?! I am super touched and a little bit in disbelief as I follow so many beautiful and inspiring people, so to think… Continue reading Hey Ma, I Made it
Mental health has become something so popularly talked about in the last 10 years. It seems to be on the rise! Does that mean more people are getting sick or that we’re just talking about it more? Maybe a bit of both? I’m currently doing my masters in counselling psychology and have always had a… Continue reading #mentalhealthawarenessday
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
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