I have wanted to talk about the role that gender plays in our healthcare system for a while. I planned on starting with the differences between male and females in the medical field but I have a different area in mind today. This morning I was reminded of something else that I need to get […]
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How do you know when a doctor isn’t right for you?
I hate not writing regular posts for a lot of reasons. The first being, it makes me feel more connected to the IBD/chronic illness community when I share either what has been going on with me recently, or some thoughts I have based on past experiences. The next post I am going to be writing […]
Veggie Platters, Bowling, and How Unhealthy IBD has Made Me Feel
It bothers me when I have to choose between either not eating or eating something pretty unhealthy so I won’t have to go to the hospital. Yesterday, I went bowling for the first time in years. I honestly don’t recommend it for people who have had a lot of surgeries because it actually does take […]
Migraines, Chronic Pain and Self Confidence
This post may be a little off the inflammatory bowel disease topic but I think it relates to many IBDers as well as people with other chronic illnesses. Plus, I did learn recently that there may be a correlation between migraines and Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Anyway, I needed to expunge some things that […]
Why Am I Doing Work For a Company Whose Drug Failed Me?
I went into my first surgery at the age of 15, at 125 pounds and other than ulcerative colitis, I was generally healthy. This wasn’t done when I had been sick for months and months, was severely underweight, or anything like that. I went into this surgery as healthy as a person who needs to […]