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Not out of options

Last week was an emotional high. For the first time since August 2015 I stopped taking prednisone. If I was careful about what I ate I was able to regulate how much I went to the bathroom without the help of any medication (except for the Remicade). 380 more words

I don't want your pity

I am in the ER again with lots of inflammation for another flare. I was having severe pain which felt like a bowel obstruction but it’s not. 196 more words

Research Article From PLOS ONE (Intestinal Inflammation)

Cannabinoids, or phytocannabinoids, may have profound effects on our health.  Inside of each of us, we naturally produce ‘endocannabinoids’ already in our body – and have what is called an Endocannabinoid System (ECS). 196 more words

That's Natural

Back to AIP :-)

After numerous recent bouts of increased pain (I’m never sure if its Fibro pain or diet related) I’ve decided to try the Autoimmune Protocol diet again. 233 more words


Life is shit

What a wonderful inspirational image WordPress has given me to start my blog with.  Call me cynical, but it does nothing for me.  I’ve had severe post-infectious D-IBS for over 30 months now, that’s 2  1/2 years for those of you who aren’t math inclined.   1,074 more words


Here's Why I'm Not Angry That I Have Crohn's Disease

Several times people have asked me if I am mad that I have Crohn’s Disease. They will say things like, “Wow, I can’t imagine how angry this must make you” or “You don’t seem upset, don’t let anger build up inside of you for too long.” It never has dawned on me to feel angry. 745 more words