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Ulcerative Colitis: 5 Years Later

Happy November! Is this the fastest year ever for anyone else? Just me? It’s flying by in a hurry! I realized today that it has been five whole years since my ulcerative colitis diagnosis– woo! So much has changed in the last five years, and today I’m making a post about five obstacles that I…

Dogs & Health

This post is dedicated to those dealing with autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases, cancers, the flu, or the common cold. I hope this lifts your spirits! When I was in college (against my parents’ wishes) I rescued Jaxon. Jaxon is some sort of maltese/poodle mix if I had to guess (Maltipoo?) and he’s deaf from being…

Hey Ya’ll! Hope your week is off to a great start! Thought I’d update you on some real life events: We went jet-setting for a weekend… …to the City of Angels! We hiked to the Griffith Observatory after a quick breakfast at Roosevelt Cafe where they served copious amounts of avocado slices with my spinach…

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…

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…