The Every Day Warriors

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 […]

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The flow on effect

  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. […]

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I’ve gotta put what…where?!?

I’ve gotta put what….where? Yup. This is the post. Talking about (que dramatic theme music) THE BAG!!! Oh my;) OK….Where to begin? Well I could talk about how life saving it was. Or, how fortunately it was only temporary so the rest of my body could heal for 6 months, before putting me back together […]

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I’m not an asshole.

I’m not an asshole. I just have Crohn’s. Ok, lets get one thing straight. I’m not an asshole, on a whole. Sometimes I can be! As can we all;) But, overall, I know my intentions are coming from a good place. But oh, where the rub lies, between having a social life and having Crohn’s. […]

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You Look Great!

Um, thanks. I have been in hospital a number of times before due to Crohn’s flare ups over the past 18 years. Sometimes being so sick, I was unable to walk due to pain, or weakness, or losing blood, but never have I had to face the surgeon’s knife. That would never happen to me! […]

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