Dear IBD Friend, YES! You Are Still Lovable.


 Dear IBD Friend, I wanted to write this letter today to remind you that yes! You are still lovable. I’ve read your stories on message boards and support groups far too many times. Your story is one where you thought you’d found the love of your life… only to have that person leave you after your diagnosis. It’s a…

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Loving a Prednisone Psycho

So, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. There are definitely divided opinions on the holiday. Some despise it because they are forced to watch all the star-crossed lovers get all lovey-dovey. I know because I was one of those people at one point in time. Then there are those who, for whatever reason, like to vandalize it for everybody else by talking…

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Happily Ever After My Diagnosis

WARNING: While this is a good story with a happy ending, it contains a few crude details of the life of someone with a Chronic Illness like Ulcerative Colitis. If you are squeamish, turn back now!!! On December 15th, 2009, I was matched up on eHarmony with a man named David (for the SECOND time – long story, I’ll…

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