Over the past several weeks I have heard a number of people who suffer from ulcerative colitis or crohn’s disease tell me that something positive happened or that they were feeling well but they were finding it difficult to enjoy the good times. This has been the case for me for a long time and […]
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An IBDrs Most Common Question: Will things ever get better?
There seem to be a lot of IBDrs who are struggling with their illness right now. I don’t know if there is something in the air, or maybe the aftermath of the holiday season but for whatever reason, there seems to be (at least in my life) an influx of patients suffering with inflammatory bowel […]
Tackling Physical & Emotional Challenges; Pick One
When I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, I had so many physical challenges to deal with that I couldn’t even think about how it was affecting me emotionally. For the first four years, I barely talked about how I was feeling psychologically. I talked about the pain I was in. I talked about how […]