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Coping with an Invisible Illness

It isn’t something I particularly talk about…mostly because I don’t see the point but after thinking about it; it is important to talk about it. I have a type of arthritis in my lower back called ankylosing spondylitis. 686 more words

Ramblings

What a relief!

Today I learned that my current possible kidney infection (and subsequent need to perhaps start antibiotics) will NOT affect my ability to get my next IV Crohn’s treatment! 170 more words

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A mini marathon

Today I managed to get myself to three separate medical facilities. This feels like a bit of a miracle.

The three stops were necessary because I might have a kidney infection on top of everything else, and I had to undergo an in-office test to confirm. 60 more words

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Fun Run

I found a 5k/2mile walk fundraiser for Migraine Research! I want to participate in at least one of these.

The Main Website is Here

I’m thinking about going to the Oct 7th one in Philly (2+ hours from the house)  102 more words

Chronic Illness

If I had the courage to tell them..

If I had the courage to tell them..

I’m constantly looking on support groups and looking at Pinterest for awareness ribbon art and other things like that. 290 more words

Chronic Illness

Spoon Theory Introduction

Starting this Blog was as much for me as it is for all my readers. I hope the truths of life with a chronic illness speak to you in a way a post never has. 2,252 more words

Chronic Illness

New treatment, new hope

Today was a big day — one I’d been both dreading and anticipating since it was scheduled more than three weeks ago. I started a new IV infusion treatment for my Crohn’s Disease. 250 more words

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