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 this… Continue reading What is a flare up?
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 give… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Week 16
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 of… Continue reading Things you should do if you are on Prednisone
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 exact… Continue reading Tales from a shower cry session
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 I… Continue reading All we need is a little love
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 to… Continue reading I got to be a guest on a blog!
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. I… Continue reading Clinical Trial Series: Week 8 Check in & Colonoscopy