Guest post: Chronic Pain Alternative Coverage

Hello dear readers. Today’s post is actually going to be the long waited guest post. Blake reached out to me in hopes that I could share some information for anyone who is interested, specifically individuals who suffer from chronic pain and just can’t afford their treatments or are looking to try alternative treatments. Check theContinue reading “Guest post: Chronic Pain Alternative Coverage”

Methotrexate and IBD

Hello friends, I thought I would provide you all some of my insight of a common drug used to treat chronic illnesses, Methotrexate. I have been on it now for a month, so I felt it was an appropriate time to provide this update! What is it? Methotrexate is used to treat a variety ofContinue reading “Methotrexate and IBD”

When it all comes tumbling down part 2

Hello world, These past two weeks have been a whirl wind. If you follow my instagram account you probably already know. If you don’t well: My ulcerative colitis was getting worse again so we are now on treatment #6 I got in a car accident Let’s start with the car accident. Life happens so fast!Continue reading “When it all comes tumbling down part 2”

It’s my birthday & I’ll cry if I want to

So apparently it’s been exactly a month! Time flies when you have 0 energy and motivation for things. I have honestly been meaning to get around to this. It’s just been an ass kicking battle. Where do I start? Well for one, I was almost done my prednisone pills when I decided to adventure offContinue reading “It’s my birthday & I’ll cry if I want to”

Happy 1 Year to Me

Well, today is officially the day where one year ago I underwent a colonoscopy and was officially diagnosed. Although I made a post not that long ago about first being sick, your diagnosis date is a pretty monumental day. There is no more “it could be this, or this, or this” “Let’s hope it’s justContinue reading “Happy 1 Year to Me”

Prednisone & I are back together

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, andContinue reading “Prednisone & I are back together”

Prednisone- the devil’s little pill

Prednisone, again for anyone who doesn’t know, is a corticosteroid that is an effective immunosuppressant often used to treat inflammatory disease, some autoimmune disease, and some types of cancers. I am currently on my second round of prednisone after my blow up in the summer. We are down to 10 mg or 2 pills, soonContinue reading “Prednisone- the devil’s little pill”

My Experience on Entyvio

Hello friends! It has been awhile. According to my blog post, 16 days to be exact. My motivation to do the million things I want to do is starting to dwindle down as I am down to 2.5 pills. But it’s Christmas season so I need the energy! This is the best time of theContinue reading “My Experience on Entyvio”