It’s the beginning of IBD month:) this month is all about sharing awareness of chronic bowel diseases such as Ulcerativce Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. These diseases are much more than having a funny tummy, or not digesting food correctly – they are chronic auto immune diseases that throw your white blood cells into overdrive and […]Read More IBD Awareness Month!
This was something a teacher said in a psychology class…yeah it’s dorky…but hey it’s true;) You know – even after 20 years of having Crohn’s – sometimes I forget I have this chronic illness….or what’s more true of the situation…I choose to forget the very important fact – I have a chronic illness. But I […]Read More Denial Ain’t Just A River In Egypt!
I find it a challenge now, to look after myself so totally – that it means saying no to people/events – that you would normally jump at the chance to go to. What happens if you’re a yes person, but your body says no? You can either listen to your body & snuggle into bed […]Read More Thanks, but no thanks;)
New Years resolutions? Made em? Broke em yet? Am gonna conquer the world!!!! …Wait a minute….that’s a lotta work, think I’ll just sleep in…. Yep, good call;) I came into this year with absolutely NO resolutions, or goals. How about that, eh? May sound totally slack! One think is certain however, I won’t be disappointed about […]Read More Resolutions?
Food. …a four letter word, but did you know this is actually one of the most complex words in the dictionary? Really, it’s true;) Well…for some of us anyway. Let’s get one thing straight. I LOVE FOOD. I LOVE FOOD. I LOVE FOOD!!!! FOOD…one of those words when you keep repeating it, it starts to […]Read More That sexy, yet complicated four letter word…
How much do we let our circumstance define who we are? There is a quote by Seneca that says: ‘Happiness is defined by our disposition, not upon our circumstance’ Circumstance, I believe, can have a profound effect on our lives. But, how we choose to let circumstance define us, is I believe, our choice. We […]Read More The Every Day Warriors
It’s not just the patient who is impacted, but family, friends, and loved ones. It was brought to my attention most recently, to mention the impact Chronic Disease, in my case Crohn’s, can have on – not just the patient, but the loved ones, those who are close. It’s true, it does. It has. […]Read More The flow on effect