The past six weeks have been insanely busy and I never want to experience it again lol. Since the first week of May I haven't had a free weekend since April. From a friend's bachelorette and wedding, mom's graduation, moving, and mini vacay to Jamaica I'm officially spent physically and my bank account is dry. … Continue reading Busy Bee . . . Glad I have the energy!
Happy World IBD Day!!
Taking a break from my crazy busy life at the moment to spread awareness! Let's make #ibdvisible
Explain your disease in 30 seconds!
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!
Time to get fully healthy!
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!
Sigh of relief . . .
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 . . .
Med Free? . . .
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? . . .
Tonsils Takedown Round 2!
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!
New Year New Beginnings? . . .
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? . . .
My current mood . . .
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 🙂