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Hindsight: When It's Not Always 20/20

What did I do wrong? What could I have done differently? How could this happen?

What did I miss?

We ask these questions in the wake of local or national tragedy. 1,084 more words


My Story (Part 1)

Now it’s time to talk about me, good, something I excel in.

This time last year I noticed I was struggling to go for a run, I was out of breath more and wasn’t able to hit my target points which was odd but I brushed it off as I was coming down with something. 1,314 more words

Bowel Disease

What is IBD?

I figured this should be my next post before I get into what happened to me last year.

IBD is Inflammatory Bowel Disease but it can be broken down into different groups; Crohn’s Disease & Colitis being the main two. 1,288 more words

Bowel Disease

First blog post

Hi, my name’s Kelsie … I use KelsieTheCactus as the domain name because I do love cacti. But that’s not important. What is important is why I am starting this blog. 642 more words

Bowel Disease

Why Depression is Startling

When you’re feeling it – it isn’t startling.

Nothing is startling.

Ha! I finally know and understand the definition of apathy.

Unrelated to apathy – 286 more words

Stream Of Consciousness

MS is fought with Love~

The start of this blog wasn’t planned for today of all days, but yet it seems highly appropriate and hopefully a meaningful present and show of love for my amazing husband and 3 awesome children. 649 more words


The Daily Struggle

Living with colitis is like having a really mean, bitchy friend follow you around 24/7. When they finally shut up for a moment, you want to bathe in the peaceful silence forever. 843 more words