Oh Food! 

Oh food!            I feel like everyone has a love hate relationship with food. Especially ones who have been diagnosed with some form of IBD. When I got very ill I went from eating to NO food by mouth for months till my surgery. TPN, Total Parenteral Nutrition, was a lifesaver…

Update!

I know I was doing so good about posting but like things always happen my life took a turn downhill and required me to take a step back and just focus on me. With gradschool and my personal issues my health began to decline and I just needed to be with myself and really think…

15 interesting facts about yours truly!

I am a germaphobe!  I take my own sheets to hotels because i can not handle it but when I’m in the hospital the sheets, pillows, and blankets do bother me. I guess I am to busy not feeling well to process it. I am scared to death of spiders!! I love sloths… That is…

Today Marks FIVE Years Since my Surgery !!!!!

5 years ago today I was finally cleared to have my surgery!! This was a huge and scary day for me. I had to sign my life away and be aware that  I might wake up with a colostomy bag and just that uncertainty was very stressful. I had been on TPN for months at this…

Tattoo Idea 

I want to get another tattoo ( I have a small semicolon by scars on my stomach but I want to get two tiny hearts over my picc line scars on my arm. Those scars saved my life. I was feed through my pic line for 14 hours out of the day for about 6…

Why is eating healthy so hard??

I have to eat a very strict diet so my Crohns monster can stay pretty much calm. I am having hard time mentally and because it seems no matter how hard I try my weight stays the same or goes up. I know it’s all hormonal and out of my control but I so badly…

Iron infusion 

Iron infusion ✅ I have been sleeping most of the day. I also have had terrible heartburn. I really hope this helps with my fatigue. I have been so tired lately and with this semester starting in a week I need all the energy I can get. I got a lot of rest today but…

New Years Goals

So it’s that time of year where everyone jumps back to the gym and healthy eating for about 2 weeks. I hate setting goals for a full year. I’m more of small term goals that build up and then help meet a long term goal. I feel that saying I’m going to lose 50 pounds…