Weekend Recap + GF & Low FODMAP PB Granola Recipe

Hi, Friends! It’s been a minute. Last week was spent juggling phone calls with insurance companies and doctors in between naps. I’ve been flaring hard, running to the bathroom 16 times a day or so and fighting to stay hydrated, so I was begging for the insurance companies to comply and get me infused. One phone call, the […]

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My Diagnosis Change + Remix to Remission

Thank you for all the good ju-ju, prayers, and humor! I made it through the fun time colonoscopy just fine. My diagnosis has changed. The CT showed inflammation, and the colonoscopy confirmed that I have “active disease” but due to the location of the lesions and the biopsy, my new doc switched my diagnosis from […]

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Colonoscopy Prep: 6 Ways To Make it Suck Less

Hi, Friends! I’m willing to bet your day has been exponentially more fun than mine, although I do consider myself to be a chaser of silver linings and an eternal optimist…so it’s still a tossup. Also, I am fully aware of how rainbows and unicornsy that sounds, but I’m unapologetically happy most days, eternally running through […]

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Happy Friday! House progress & low FODMAPs update

Hi, Friends! Hope you’re having a great Friday! One pro of moving to a new town in a new state means that I won’t run into anyone I know at the grocery store (meet my introverted side). I really liked running into people I know in Houston at HEB, because Houston is BIG, so it […]

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It’s the BUSIEST time of the year! AHH

I can honestly say, with complete confidence, that this is the busiest I’ve ever been in my life. Make it stop. In the past month I have moved all my things to Oklahoma from Houston, finished my nonprofit job in Houston (today-  bittersweet), had a FUN bachelorette party, managed to find time to Christmas shop, […]

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Bad Days; Good Life

Hi, friends! It’s been a minute. To catch up: I had my first dress fitting. I strategically selected matching underwear and even shaved my legs the night before because I was worried the seamstress would judge my prickly legs and mismatched undergarments (but really? who has time to match undergarments every day?). I packed my shoes […]

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Warrior Wednesdays

Hope everyone had a great Wednesday. I like to call these days, “Warrior Wednesdays”. They only come every six weeks/ every time the Crohn’s starts knocking at the door, and they’re infusion days. How I make Warrior Wednesdays not suck even though I’m strapped to an IV pole for hours: Naps. OH. And Pizza. Specifically, […]

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The Ultimate Hot Messery in The Existence of Stacey: Friendship > Poop

Hi Friends! Do I have any people aboard the hot mess express with me? Any sistas on the struggle bus? On rough days I refer to myself as “Struggle Pants Stacey.” Zack is a kind soul who believes that I’m not as much of a mess as I think I am. I hope he’s right. But […]

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