Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic

I’m sure anyone with a chronic illness has been there. Where you find yourself apologizing for everything and excusing yourself for things that are usually out of your control. I find especially with invisible illnesses, it’s a lot trickier to tread around this. By definition I have a disability. Do I look like it? No?Continue reading “Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic”

Methotrexate and IBD

Hello friends, I thought I would provide you all some of my insight of a common drug used to treat chronic illnesses, Methotrexate. I have been on it now for a month, so I felt it was an appropriate time to provide this update! What is it? Methotrexate is used to treat a variety ofContinue reading “Methotrexate and IBD”

When it all comes tumbling down part 2

Hello world, These past two weeks have been a whirl wind. If you follow my instagram account you probably already know. If you don’t well: My ulcerative colitis was getting worse again so we are now on treatment #6 I got in a car accident Let’s start with the car accident. Life happens so fast!Continue reading “When it all comes tumbling down part 2”

It’s my birthday & I’ll cry if I want to

So apparently it’s been exactly a month! Time flies when you have 0 energy and motivation for things. I have honestly been meaning to get around to this. It’s just been an ass kicking battle. Where do I start? Well for one, I was almost done my prednisone pills when I decided to adventure offContinue reading “It’s my birthday & I’ll cry if I want to”

Getting Caught in the “What if’s”

I saw my doctor yesterday for my usual monthly follow up. We are down to 7.5 mg of Prednisone and I finally got the okay to continue weaning off them. We seem to be teetering on this point where I am not quite sick but not quite better. So he kind of just threw hisContinue reading “Getting Caught in the “What if’s””

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”