Growing up in Germany, I did not know about “Green eggs and Ham” or “Yertle, the Turtle” and other things.
Anyone with IBD will not be a person of blind optimism. Too much has happened to them, they don’t buy it. What they will buy, however, is that as banged up creatures, full of flaws, pain and stories, they still matter. They still can do things, they won’t give up. We strive, seek, find and never yield.
My cousin sent me this when I was sick in the hospital, down to 88 pounds after my stomach perforation.