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Lately

Hey, friends! How on Earth have ya been?! I’ve been MIA, even through the holidays but not completely without good reason. Wanna catch up? For starters: I started having a mega-flare around Thanksgiving thanks to my doctor’s office staff forgetting to send documents to the insurance company, resulting in the insurance company denying my remicade…

The Scale Bitch

I’m here to talk to you about something so absurdly unimportant, but still I hope it somehow resonates with you. The scale. And that bitch is everywhere from the bathroom floor to the bedroom, from the doctor’s office to the gym. *to the windowwww, to the wall, to the wall* Three pounds down? You have…

My Mythical Thigh Gap

Confession: I have body image issues. Not mega-deep, emo body issues, and not to degrade or demean anyone who has had serious, life-altering, core-rattling body image issues that has wrecked mental havoc in your life and unwelcomely seeped its way your health. That is TOUGH, and you should feel like some version of a superhero…

R E M I S S I O N

Monday was the best day I’ve had in a long time. “Are we allowed to use the ‘R-word’? Are you saying I’m in remission?” “Yes. You can say that you’re in remission! Be proud of our hard work.” <- my doc. After nearly five years since my diagnosis with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, my medical chart has added a new…