Moon-face? . . . .

Hello World it's me! The below picture was taken this past weekend for Halloween, I was a fancy¬†Witch ūüėČ I think it's a nice picture of me, but I immediately noticed how fat my cheeks were. I believe its obvious I've gained weight, around this time last year I was 14 pounds lighter. This is … Continue reading Moon-face? . . . .

New stage in treatment . . .

Holy Crap! You know you're sick when you have your personal hazardous materials disposal container. I am learning to accept that IBD is no joke . . I might look "great" (as I've been told by¬†many) but inside my body is literally attacking itself. Lately I've been eating everything in sight with no bloating or¬†abdominal … Continue reading New stage in treatment . . .

Not good news . . . . :(

Have you ever stared at the ceiling to prevent tears from falling on your face? To avoid letting someone see you cry? That was me today. It wasn't like I was shocked¬†by the news, but I felt like I reached my breaking point. After two weeks of horrible symptoms I finally got to see my … Continue reading Not good news . . . . ūüė¶

Medicine Haul . . .

For those that have an IBD¬†the amount of pills you take daily can be overwhelming for most. When you tell¬†people, "Yeah I take 10+¬†pills a day" . . and hear a gasp or OMG! You feel just as sad, but it eventually becomes another daily routine. ¬†It's not fun or easy, but it needs to … Continue reading Medicine Haul . . .

Rx drama . . . again . . .

I'm MAD! I'm mad with Giant¬†pharmacy, CIGNA, and my GI. ¬†I called Giant last¬†Wednesday¬†to refill my Apriso prescription. I didn't hear anything from the pharmacy for two days so I called, they stated they cannot refill my prescription until February 18. ¬†I calmly asked why, they stated ¬†we provided you with a 30 day supply … Continue reading Rx drama . . . again . . .

Follow-up with the GI . . . . .

This past Friday I had a follow-up appointment with my GI‚Äôs office, I met with a physician assistant (PA) since my GI was unavailable. The PA was an older woman, and I could tell she was nervous, and inside I slowly rolled my eyes and thought, maybe I should have waited to meet with my … Continue reading Follow-up with the GI . . . . .