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Things I Wish People Understood About IBD Part 2

Happy IBD Awareness Day! In honor of further raising awareness I thought I would do another one of these posts. This of course is all from my personal experience and can be different for everyone, but hopefully some of you can relate and have a laugh! When I say I have to go, I need… Continue reading Things I Wish People Understood About IBD Part 2

Lifestyle · Personal · Treatments

Travelling with Humira: My Experience

Hello dear readers, I am back from vacation! And this time it really was a vacation (unlike Disney World, where I needed a vacation from that vacation). I am so fortunate to have amazing and supportive friends who may not exactly know what I’m going through, but do try to understand and be there for… Continue reading Travelling with Humira: My Experience

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Prednisone & Humira just don’t like me

Hello dear readers, It’s been a week! This month I have definitely been slacking with the blog posts, which is a bummer because I have even planned my posts for the month, but unfortunately I didn’t really plan ahead at looking at my energy levels- which lately feels non-existent! My update: I have decided to… Continue reading Prednisone & Humira just don’t like me

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How Stress Effects Your Chronic Illness

So apparently I have been terrible at managing my stress levels lately, despite the self-care I have been trying to do. How so, you may ask? Well after talking to my nurse practitioner, it was discovered that my jaw pain had nothing to do with my medication and everything to do with stress (and my… Continue reading How Stress Effects Your Chronic Illness

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Humira & Me: My First Experience

Warning: explicit language and lots of details about poop (no surprise) Yesterday was Humira day. Can you believe it? It all happened so fast. Let’s rewind a little bit here. So like I said in my last post, our choice was to start with Humira because it just seemed like a better fit for my… Continue reading Humira & Me: My First Experience