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'grow through, what you go through.'

this post is going to read like chaos. cause that is how life has felt for the last long while. or maybe it’s more like an intense overwhelmingness. 186 more words


Mango – sources, health benefits, nutrients, uses and constituents

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Mango – sources, health benefits, nutrients, uses and constituents at NaturalPedia.com

Published June 21, 2017

by Frances Bloomfield

The mango (Mangifera Indica) is a tropical fruit native to Southern Asia.

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Starting Enbrel

I think I’ll be starting my Enbrel injections on Friday and I’m more scared then I thought. I’ve just had so many bad experiences with the meds I’m not wanting more. 438 more words

The Boy With The Arse In His Side

For three weeks post surgery I was an absolute waste of space, couldn’t walk for most of it, couldn’t pick stuff up if I dropped it, couldn’t hold my own children. 719 more words


"Here's a diagnosis for you: hypochondria"

By Toni Stanger
South Yorkshire
CN: hypochondria, hospitals, illness, IBS, death, anxiety, suicide

I was sitting at my computer, highly anxious and severely underweight. I hadn’t showered in over a week and if I wasn’t sitting at my computer, I was confined to my bed watching Netflix as a means of distraction. 1,618 more words


How surgery helped this Crohnie live her best life

Connecting with those who battle inflammatory bowel disease over social media is cathartic and creates friendships–whether you’ve met the person or not. It’s amazing to me how quickly you can share a bond and relate to a complete stranger’s life experiences because they mirror your own. 1,004 more words

I hate colonoscopy day.

this is the story of my last colonoscopy. June 3 2016.

so, May 31 was my first official day in remission as there was no blood in my stool that morning. 1,304 more words