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My battle with Crohn's disease

I am in the process of sharing my story of my battle with Crohn’s disease. I’ve decided to make a page for it instead of a regular post since it’s such a long story and I am still in the process of writing it. 36 more words


You want to put that WHERE?

You may remember that my Gastro guy had me scheduled for a colonoscopy and endoscopy- basically he needed to look at my entire digestive system- and in order to do that he had to take a look at both ends. 654 more words


Scientists are developing an x-ray pill you can swallow

Going to the doctor is rarely a pleasant experience. Beyond the sterile atmosphere and high prices (at least in the US), there’s the poking, the prodding, the injecting, and the inserting. 554 more words

My Happy Surprise this week...

Ann Nyberg reads The View from Lajeune and after re-posting ‘My Clean Living Life’  blog on her Twitter page, asked me to appear on her News 8 program aptly titled “Nyberg.”   I respect Ann as a long running top Connecticut News Anchor, co-worker and friend so after some arm twisting, said yes.   13 more words

Happy Surprises

July 28, 2015: colonoscopy prep bitches!

I don’t know why I chose to do this on my vacation instead of taking sick days. Damn my strong work ethic.

I’d like to say that not eating and taking this shit medicine has been going well, but I’ve had better days. 103 more words


Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favors what you do. Ecclesiastes 9:7…

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Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.   –Romans 12:12

This was one of the verses included in my devotions this morning.  I had to chuckle a little as I read that verse, in light of what I’ll be going through this afternoon.

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