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Weekend Recap: Pizza Day, OKC + Movies

CHRISTY CAME TO TOWN! Christy and I roomed together in Houston for a year and a half. She and Zack met in the same graduate college at Rice University, and almost immediately we knew that Christy was “our people”. We’ve been close friends since 2014! We began our weekend by enjoying the weather on the…

Infusion Day

Hi, Friends! HAPPY FRIDAY! I’m blogging from my phone, so if the formatting is off that is why. I have never blogged straight from my phone before, so it’s a new adventure-here I go! Today is Remicade Day 🎉 I went through hospital registration and admission, which took FOEVAH and evah. One hour and 45…

Workout Wednesday: Summer Solstice Workout!

Happy HUMP DAYYYY! Today has flown by for it being the longest day of the year- I’m not even sure if I can believe that today had the most daylight. I follow this instagrammer, NutritionStripped, and in her story today she discussed something interesting that I’ve actually been pondering lately. Workouts don’t have to be…

Weekend Recap (Father’s Day Weekend)

Hope everyone had such a great weekend! Friday was [supposed to be] infusion day. Even though I’m in remission, my body needs time to wean off of the infusions. My doctor said this could take time…years even. But, hey, why not give it a go right now? My infusion center FORGOT TO FILE MY NEW…

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…