Things I Wish People Knew About Ulcerative Colitis

Now that I’ve been very open about my diagnosis, I often get bombarded with questions, usually from people who genuinely care and just want a better understanding. Of course, I’m always open to answering questions and have gotten used to answering the question “how are you doing”, because honestly it is what it is! ButContinue reading “Things I Wish People Knew About Ulcerative Colitis”

Treatment #3

They say third times the charm, right? Well, I really hope so. Yesterday I was finally able to see my doctor and nurse practitioner to discuss my upcoming future. After reviewing symptoms I was having on my Cortiment and Imuran treatment, it was decided this still wasn’t working. Symptoms included: Complete loss of appetite dueContinue reading “Treatment #3”

When Shit Gets Tough (Literally & Figuratively)

I’ve been M.I.A. for a bit and I was working on a different post, but honestly this last week has been tough. I’m rejecting Mezevant. I’ve been fighting head aches on and off since I started, but headaches aren’t unusual for me. My redflags were more that I felt like I was getting worse notContinue reading “When Shit Gets Tough (Literally & Figuratively)”

Starting Over

This mostly is going to be more mushy and feely because this time I want to focus on mentally what I’m going through. People keep saying “you’re so strong and so positive. Keep it up.” and I always kind of stare in bewilderment. Me? Strong? Maybe positive, but I don’t know about strong. I cryContinue reading “Starting Over”