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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…

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…

The Healthiest Month Yet

Hi, Friends! It’s been a hot second. After I completed the Low-FODMAPs elimination diet (doctor recommended for heavy symptoms associated with ulcerative colitis), I thought I would have an epiphany list of foods that were contributing to my symptoms. But that didn’t happen. Instead, not much bothered me at all once I reintroduced the restricted…

Transitioning from City Life to Townie Life + OKC Finds

Moving from the fourth most populous city in America to a small town outside of Oklahoma City has been an adjustment. People drive and talk slower, and the drive to  my beloved Trader Joe’s takes over thirty minutes in one direction. But getting home from work takes eight minutes in rush-hour, and my neighbor brings my dog…