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”

Tales from a shower cry session

Two posts in one week, I’m getting a little wild here. But jokes aside, I had a lot of my mind and just feel the need to get it off my chest. Keep in mind, I am super emotionally charged today, so this post may end up not really making sense or having an exactContinue reading “Tales from a shower cry session”

All we need is a little love

YOU GUYS. I have been a little M.I.A hey? So many things have been happening and for once all of them exciting and good. The clinical trial seems to be going well. I even had moments were I didn’t poop for over 24 hours. It was the craziest feeling. The first time it happened IContinue reading “All we need is a little love”

I got to be a guest on a blog!

Hello friends, Spring break has finally made it’s presence and I couldn’t be happier. While I am not whisking away on a fancy vacation, I will be going to the mountains for a day and sleeping in EVERYDAY, which is the best freaking thing ever for someone who is chronically tired. But I wanted toContinue reading “I got to be a guest on a blog!”

Clinical Trial Series: Week 8 Check in & Colonoscopy

YOU GUYS I was too excited not to update you about today even though I feel like ABSOLUTE trash. Today was the final week of phase 1 where we found out if I was on the drug, how my bowels were looking, and what the next step would be. First off, prep fucking sucks. IContinue reading “Clinical Trial Series: Week 8 Check in & Colonoscopy”

Gut Immunity- Why is it so important?

Hello lovely readers, It is almost that time of year- SPRING. Just kidding. Where I live, spring won’t be around for like another month or so…. BUT let’s jump into a quick update BEFORE I get into you gut immunity. I have my 8 week colonoscopy Wednesday. We finally get to see if the drugContinue reading “Gut Immunity- Why is it so important?”

Guest Post: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling With Chronic Pain

Hello lovely readers, I have a great article to share with you sent by a representative with Million Mile Secrets all about traveling with chronic pain. Now if you are like me- I love to travel, but it has gotten harder with an autoimmune disorder. According to the CDC, 50 million Americans suffer from chronicContinue reading “Guest Post: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling With Chronic Pain”