Filed under Crohn’s

Battles

I have been fighting all month. Fighting the pain, fighting against everything that gets thrown my way. I’ve been taking my medication as the doctors tell me to. I hate it. I hate having to take fifteen different medications, but I trust that they make me better. I smile. I smile so that no one … Continue reading

Blacked Out

This has been a really hard day for me. Yesterday, I had an allergic reaction to my medicine and today, well it hasn’t gotten much better. But, I have answers to questions at least. When I got home today at around 11:30, I started to pick up the house a little bit because I was … Continue reading

Allergic Reaction

Allergic Reaction

Yep. You read the text correctly. I had another allergic reaction to medicine. For my Crohn’s, I was prescribed Asacol the first time my doctor suspected it was Crohn’s. I really didn’t feel like it worked all that well, but I continued taking it. Between my surgeon and two different GI doctors, I was taken … Continue reading

Not A Hero

Well, I am going to be lazy and just copy and paste a poem I wrote for my Creative Writing class this last semester. It’s kind of how I am feeling right now as well. Hope you all enjoy. It’s also a very very poor attempt at iambic pentameter. Here we go. — Not A … Continue reading

Time Flies

Okay, so again, I realize it’s been forever and a day since I’ve updated the blog. But, my defense this time is not only my health, but impending finals week is currently going on and I have been busy with that nonsense. Still working on my final paper for Shakespeare, but needed a “Spongebob” break … Continue reading

Sick

So, I am partially blaming my lack of an update from being sick. As you may have read in previous blog posts, I have Crohn’s Disease and Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. Currently, my Crohn’s Disease is out of remission, meaning that I have a lot of crappy days (pun one-hundred percent intentional). Tomorrow it will … Continue reading