Packing for A Colorectal Surgery: What You Really Need

Going into my surgery I wanted to make sure that I had all my bases covered no matter what happened during my stay. I also had my surgery 2 hours away from my home town so my mom couldn’t just run home to grab something. I will say that I most definitely over packed for […]

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Surgery Update 1: My Experience In Hospital

Less than 2 weeks ago I had surgery on my lower bowel in order to remove a segment that had a stricture and distention. Since I have had Crohn’s disease for over 10 years this had lead to a build up of scar tissue and disease in this one segment of my bowel. In a […]

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Self Care Sunday: My Pain Essentials

When it comes to pain, I have had my fair share over the years from living with an autoimmune disease called Crohn’s disease. (If you haven’t read my Crohn’s story, I’d highly suggest you head over there to understand my specific symptoms and disease.) For years, my intestines have been inflamed causing me to have […]

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