WEGO Health does weekly health activist chats on Tuesdays at 3pm EST. This week (tomorrow) I am honored to be guest hosting the topic of eating disorders brought on by a chronic illness. I know many of my IBD family can relate to eating struggles given the nature of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. I […]
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
I always loved watching CNN but lately I have been finding it too difficult to watch the news. It is extremely depressing and while I do like to be educated about the events around the world, I am trying to find a balance between that and keeping my distance between the nonstop horror stories we […]
Superstition (separate from #NHBPM)
I have become increasingly superstitious over the years. I think as my belief in God and religion started to decrease in intensity, I started searching for something else to cling to. I have talked about needing a higher power on this blog a few times in this post http://keepingthingsinsideisbadformyhealth.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/it-is-never-too-late-to-start-believing/. I have also been realizing that […]
Food and IBD: friend or foe?
After I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, my whole perception of food changed. Food went from being something I rarely thought twice about, to having to micro manage everything I put in my body. It was a change that I never saw coming and something that I still struggle with today and will have to […]