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What Happened: Month One

My journey began April 2015.  I had been training for a 5K race for six months.  I was going to the gym daily, lifting, running, walking, eating right.  216 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

Please Slow Down Life...

I have seriously had no time to blog. Life is going at the speed of umm…life.

In short I still haven’t started Humira. It’s such a process with the Ins Co. 611 more words

...Start All Over Again

I can’t let them keep me down. I need to keep going. I need to find hope somewhere that there is the possibility of relief, of light, of joy. 390 more words


Colitis & My New Family

I didn’t think I’d be “brave” enough to write about my Colitis here. It’s something I’ve always kind of chosen to keep to myself, and I don’t really know why. 633 more words


This topic needs its own blog post. Not because it’s so fascinating, or unusual, but because the whole experience pretty perfectly sums up the discomfort, embarrassment, and scariness of living with this disease. 831 more words



We rent.

Every three months our property manager comes and video tapes our home – checking in every nook and cranny for dirt or dust or spider webs. 576 more words


Living with a flare

As I type this I am sat on my sofa in my PJ’s watching the Eurovision Song Contest and having a chuckle at Graham Norton’s quips at each artist. 803 more words

Chronic Illness