If you’re anything like us, you probably spent a good chunk of 2018 dealing with your chronic illness, adjusting to new developments and learning from the hard knocks along the way. We’re not big believers in New Year’s resolutions, but we like to make lists and bring visibility to chronic illness, especially of the invisible variety. These New Year’s resolutions are an accumulation of some insights and hopes for the new year. We know that different conditions require different handling and that not all of these resolutions will work for everyone. We all have different experiences and life situations and that’s cool! But we want to share these resolutions to show solidarity, help allies support friends and family and let others with chronic illness know: you’re not alone.
Friday, I had my annual colonoscopy. This year, I tweaked my prep a little bit. I splurged, and got lobster
I am leaving the IBD realm to write about disability in superhero representation
I wrote an article on the HBO show “Sharp Objects”. Check it out here!
When I grew up in the 1980’s, I was the only one with Crohn’s far and wide. It was not
This week (May 6th to May 12th) is Nurses Appreciation Week. I am always torn about xx Profession appreciation
This year, Mental Health Awareness month is May. And for a few years now, I have seen articles and blog
Does item x bring me joy? Does its energy weigh me down, or is the chi trapped in the room? If so, get rid of it. Box it for a while some say, then get rid of it.
Simplicity. Clarity. Think of what you need, not what you want. What could be wrong with it?
You can read part I of my rant about Quest Diagnostics here. The next day, I had dog training, in
I wish there was a way to keep track of the time we spend dealing with health. Even when I