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A Positive Spin

Knocking out a Prednisone Zombie. A week from tomorrow I will be on a clear liquid diet in preparation for my surgery. I won’t deny the fact that I’m nervous about it all. I’ve shed a few tears. I’ve been doing my best to prepare for everything.   I cooked all weekend. I think I have plenty of food…

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The Battle Begins

Just a little post illustrating how my story began. It was a story probably very similar to yours. You’re going through life… seemingly indestructible… you have everything pretty much figured out! And then one day… Something changes. To see a bigger version, simply click on the image! (Click here for part TWO)  

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Facing Reality

I’ve been distracted lately. I wake up, I go to work, I come home and I put most of my focus into my new “Colitis Ninja” project. Last night, as I was lying in bed, several thoughts came to mind as they so often do when you’re trying to get a good night’s sleep. One of those thoughts plagued…

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Two Weeks

Two weeks from this very evening I will be lying in a hospital bed. I will be heavily medicated, probably incoherent and colonless. Two weeks from tonight, I will have a temporary ostomy. Two weeks from tonight, my life will be changed forever.    This disease has quite literally kicked my butt. I have tried medications. I have tried diet…

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