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 […]

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Do You Tell Your Employers About Your Chronic Disease?

Hi, guys! Hope you’re enjoying your Tuesday! Since my latest post was a tell-all about my diagnosis with ulcerative colitis (UC), I thought I’d keep that train rollin’ by answering a question that people ask me often: “Do you tell your new employer that you have a disease?” If you’re in remission and you have been […]

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A Life-Changing Diagnosis & 5 Ways to Cope

The question I get asked most often by friends and strangers alike is, “How did you know something was wrong?” Please don’t use my experience in lieu of a doctor’s professional opinion. If you think something is wrong…go get checked out!  Okay. Here’s my story: Once upon a time in early Fall at a coffee […]

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