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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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#GetYourBellyOut

IBDers are my heart. I have so much compassion for those who have been suffering as I have. It is therefore important to me to help spread the word and tell others about IBDs. What better time to do it than now?  There is currently a campaign going on in the IBD community. It’s called #GetYourBellyOut and it started…

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Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis

This week I found out that I’m going to have to have surgery. According to my doctor I have become steroid dependent and there’s nothing else they can do for me. This is definitely something that has not been easy for me to accept. I was really hoping that the Simponi would help me.   I talked with the…

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