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”

A Year in Review

Well dear readers, the new year is almost upon us! It’s that time of year where we look back on our year and reflect on everything that has happened, good or bad, and decide from here on out how we would like to proceed further. A fresh start. That’s what a new year really symbolizesContinue reading “A Year in Review”

Late night thoughts

I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays! I know I certainly did although I am completely exhausted and probably full of food for the next 6 days. But alas, the holidays are not over yet because New Years eve is just around the corner! I feel like I should have taken next week off to recuperateContinue reading “Late night thoughts”

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”

Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !

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’tContinue reading “Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !”

Hey Ma, I Made it

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 thinkContinue reading “Hey Ma, I Made it”

#mentalhealthawarenessday

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 aContinue reading “#mentalhealthawarenessday”

The Side Effects of IBD They Don’t Always Tell You About

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, thatContinue reading “The Side Effects of IBD They Don’t Always Tell You About”