Taking a break from my crazy busy life at the moment to spread awareness! Let's make #ibdvisible
Does anyone find it difficult to be brief when you try to explain your illness? After writing for this blog for two years and all the research I've done I still don't have that "Elevator Speech". An Elevator Speech can be defined as a clear, brief message or “commercial” about you . When I was … Continue reading Explain your disease in 30 seconds!
My colon is finally healthy which is a cause for celebration, but I feel like I haven't had a good workout in over a year. I took a biking class a couple of weeks ago and my entire body was sore for days. I was so sore that I tried to throw something in the … Continue reading Time to get fully healthy!
I know . . . it's been a minute, but for the first time in over two years I can say my tummy has not been the cause of my woes, which is amazing right!! I am in full remission, GI is amazed and I'm in denial. For the first time in years I am on … Continue reading Sigh of relief . . .
It's been a couple of weeks since I saw my new GI and he was perplexed. He said to me, I do not think a person with Crohn's disease can have their colon completely healed after a year of treatment with Humira. I don't think you have Crohn's . . . . . WEll, WHAT … Continue reading Med Free? . . .
It's round 2, I'm backed against the ropes, bruised and exhausted . . . sighs . . Last Wednesday I felt so much better that I stupidly went to work for a half day, but I felt good! Slept well, throat wasn't sore, I was happy. When I left work, I went to the grocery … Continue reading Tonsils Takedown Round 2!
A sore throat is very uncommon to me especially if it last more than a day, I knew there was a problem. It's the one symptom I have had lately that I could not connect to crohns, but ignored it anyway at first, thinking it was allergies/sinuses.The sore throat started Saturday night and was still … Continue reading Tonsils Takedown!
Happy New Year! Another year and another colonoscopy. . . For a 2nd year in a row no inflammation was found in my colon nor rectum. My colon looked so good my new GI wants to take me off my last medication of Humira. . . Holy Crap lol In a way i'm not really … Continue reading New Year New Beginnings? . . .
I'm coming back! just gotta get through the next few days, but it's nice to have good news for once! 2017 will be a great year! I'm making great 🙂
10 days until my colonoscopy, tired of being tired . . .