I started my colonoscopy prep tonight and it has drained me of any energy that I had left. I had planned on writing more tonight, but I can barely sit up. I’m actually writing this on my phone while laying in bed. The worse part of a colonoscopy is the prep, but considering I have… Continue reading Bathroom. Reservation for One.
One more bit of history before we get to the present. I did get pregnant. We had a beautiful daughter in July 2014. My Crohn’s was AMAZING during pregnancy in that it was GONE. Flash forward to how we got to today. In May, I started having symptoms of a flare. Unlike the last time,… Continue reading Crohn-ic Condition
Since the prep for the transplant starts tomorrow, I want to do one more entry of history before we take a jump forward into the present. Before I do that, I want to thank you for the overwhelming support I’ve received from family, friends and complete strangers. Awareness is the reason why I write this… Continue reading Rollin’ With a Broken Colon
…I’m 21 and I’m a college student. I’m engaged to be married. And now the doctor has told me I’m going to need medication for this condition that I hadn’t ever heard of before I got diagnosed. A cloud of depression rolled in over my head. Having a colon disease isn’t like a broken arm… Continue reading A Single Stall
The puns just aren’t going to stop, people. Less than a week before my Fecal Transplant and I’m feeling ever so hopeful that this will really do the trick. While it’s a little strange to think that I will be receiving a poop donation from a random person out there, it’s also amazing. I mean, really.… Continue reading Can I Buy a Bowel?
Through the support of family and friends comes this new journey of blogging about the one thing everyone does, but no one wants to talk about: Poop. Mine isn’t any more special than anyone else’s, except the fact that I’m living with a treatable, but incurable disease known as Crohn’s Disease. Now, I know anyone reading… Continue reading Everybody Poops