As an IBD advocate I find myself talking about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis all the time. Over the past few years I’ve been amazed at how many families have multiple members with an IBD. My family has two members who are affected by Crohn’s disease. Not only do I have Crohn’s, but my older […]
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If you’re reading this blog then I’m guessing that you know what it’s like to live with a chronic disease or at the very least you know someone who lives with a disease. Going about your day-to-day life with a condition like Inflammatory bowel disease can be daunting. Everyday starts with a question mark, everyday […]
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The use of marijuana for Inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions is a tricky one to talk about. It’s a topic that is controversial in many ways. People have good points on each side of the argument. The topic of cannabis for medical use is not going away and I wanted to do more research […]
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Recently my health has been pretty good. I had some bumps in the road at the end of November and December, but what we thought was going to be hard times never actually happened. I was able to enter 2013 and feel pretty good. This changed recently and now we’ve finally figured out what was […]
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Today was a Humira filled day. Not only did I get my shipment of it, but it was also the day I was due for my shot.
I still don’t like injecting myself, for some reason it’s hard for me. With all that I’ve been through, I know that there are worse things.
So I take a deep breath, push the purple button and wait for the little yellow slider to come down and tell me all the medication is in me.
Then I keep holding my breath and hope that the Humira works also.
Never Stay Quiet.
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