Why I went on Prednisone and my therapy session

Hello lovely readers, I thought I would jump on here to give you a quick update and also clarify some things! I do want to first off say that I am feeling better and there are definite improvements. I seem to be getting back to my regular routine of going to the bathroom only inContinue reading “Why I went on Prednisone and my therapy session”

Where to go next

Hello lovely readers, It has been a while now hasn’t it? How is everyone hanging on? For a long time I was trying to figure out what direction to take this blog. I was finally feeling better and thought “well now what do people want to read?”. BUT I’m realizing that while yes, I loveContinue reading “Where to go next”

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”

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”