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Four More Days

Forgive this juvenile drawing… I am not at home and my resources are minimal. I am currently out of town. My sister got married tonight and it has been a pleasant distraction for me. Directly after the wedding, I found myself facing reality as my friends and family members came up to me wishing me well and telling me…

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Even Ninjas Get Scared

A week from today I’m having my first of the two-stage j-pouch surgery (April 15th, ready or not!). I am going to be frank with you: today I am more anxious than ever. I have so much on my plate at the moment between work deadlines and my sister’s wedding. I am beginning to get overwhelmed. For several days now,…

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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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