I Told You!

“I told you something was wrong”. Six simple words…straight forward words, yet very powerful. Those six simple words haunt me and send chills down my spine. Simply typing those words gave me chills. Those six simple words constantly interrupt my thoughts, and the sound of my voice whispering those words plays on a constant loop …

Judge Not

Dear Pharmacy Technician, I wish this was a letter to praise you on great customer service, but it’s not. I have drafted this letter over 5 times, and each time it ends the same way. No matter how nice I start it, the letter quickly goes down hill. Now, before you get all nervous and …

Life With A Two Faced Devil

image courtesy of: prophetspeaks (left side photo) Someone recently asked me to describe Crohn’s Disease using only three words. My response…”two faced devil”. Yep, that’s right. Crohn’s Disease is a two faced devil. See, Crohn’s is a very complex disease that NEVER presents the same way in any two given patients. Honestly, it rarely presents …

Anything Untested Can’t Be Trusted

Regardless of your religious faith, we have all heard the biblical story of the virgin Mary, her husband Joseph, and baby Jesus, right? Well, if not, you are in luck! I will give you my version of it today. YAAAAYYYYYYYYY!!!!! According to the biblical story, Mary was a virgin that had saved herself for marriage. …

Life Going Forward

Someone recently asked me to blog about how do I live with Crohn’s and the other chronic illnesses that I have. Specifically, they wanted to know what life looks like going forward now that I have seemingly accepted my diagnoses. That was a very interesting question…a challenging question. I wanted to take a few days …

Let’s Sip Tea

Friends, long time no blog…right? As you know I was in the hospital for 6 days.  While I am over the moon to be home, recovery has been slow.  Since being in the hospital was such a downer, I thought I would make my first post hospital blog a fun one. You know, keep it …

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

“Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got. Taking a break from all your worries, sure would help a lot. Wouldn’t you like to get away? Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came. You wanna be where you can see, our troubles are …

What’s Your Color???

If I told you that there is a place where socks have magical powers, would you believe me? What if I told you that there is one place in the world, where the color of your socks determines how you are treated? In this place, the very color of your socks determine whether you can …

In The Hospital

Hey peeps!!! This blog will be brief. I know it has been a few days since my last post…sorry about that. While I have a lot to say and share, I am currently in the hospital battling a Crohn’s flare.  But, I hope to get back to writing you soon.  So, for now, we will …

Doctor, Does Your BM Stink????

Yes, you read that correctly. The first question I ask every doctor when interviewing them to join my medical team is whether their BM stinks. Before I will put any doctor on my medical team, they must answer this simple question. The answer to this question determines whether my response is a curt “ok, thanks …