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.
I have been reading a lot about South Africa lately, namely because I will go there next year, for a
Throughout the day, I have posted about IBD, and IBD awareness- there are many blogs and foundations that provide support,
My friend Harriett and her fencing coach have a lovely expression when people ask them why they fence:” keeping the
It’s been a while since I posted one of these- mea culpa! Life has been super busy. Today is a
I recently read Sara Ringer’s post on dating a man with Crohn’s Disease. In the post, she elaborates on how,
Yesterday was the one year anniversary of my stomach perforation. One year ago, I was writhing in agony on the
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.
“Crohn’s? Oh, that’s ok to have, it’s treatable.” “So and so has had kidney problems, you just have a dicky
Today’s guest post is from James Gunter. He lives in Sheffield, UK, and he loves fitness. He was diagnosed with