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A year later…

It is just over a year to the day that I last posted… I went into hiding as life got in the way with work and play, I was dealing with my Crohn’s, healing my Crohn’s and felt that talking about it so frequently had run its course. So, where am I now? In a […]

Living With Crohn’s Disease

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A year later…

It is just over a year to the day that I last posted… I went into hiding as life got in the way with work and play, I was dealing with my Crohn’s, healing my Crohn’s and felt that talking about it so frequently had run its course. So, where am I now? In a […]

Dietary restrictions…

Through another friend of mine who also has Crohn’s, I found this article from Sarah Wilson, the champion of “I Quit Sugar” about the power AND lack thereof of diet in healing chronic illness. And it’s brilliant. Although, I did feel a twinge of sadness reading it, but mainly because I know, deep down, that […]

Live to learn, and learn to live…

This time last year, I couldn’t walk. I was in a lot of pain, very unsure of what was happening within my body and just downright miserable. My Crohn’s was rearing it’s ugly head after being dormant for several years. After visiting my surgeon yesterday, he was very impressed with my progress! Everything is settling […]

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My “special” friend

I honestly didn’t know whether to laugh or cry from embarrassment today! After my last visit to the hospital to dilate my stricture, my surgeon gave me some pretty funny advice – in order to keep my anus from slowly closing again, and thus avoid going into hospital again to stretch it out, he recommended […]

Eating for Crohns

Dietary restrictions…

Through another friend of mine who also has Crohn’s, I found this article from Sarah Wilson, the champion of “I Quit Sugar” about the power AND lack thereof of diet in healing chronic illness. And it’s brilliant. Although, I did feel a twinge of sadness reading it, but mainly because I know, deep down, that […]

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Breaking The Rules

So this happened last week… I broke the rules. My “healthy eating” diet rules that is. I had a crappy week – personally and professionally – and as Hump Day approached, I was feeling sorry for myself, staring at the giant 50 flavours of Jelly Belly jelly beans that had been gifted to me about […]