Lately

Hey, friends! How on Earth have ya been?! I’ve been MIA, even through the holidays but not completely without good reason. Wanna catch up? For starters: I started having a mega-flare around Thanksgiving thanks to my doctor’s office staff forgetting to send documents to the insurance company, resulting in the insurance company denying my remicade […]

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When life hands you lemons…

I was a baton twirler in high school, so naturally I juggle. My backup career is to join the circus. Barefooted. ^ This book (highly recommend!) is what got me thinking about this topic. Not the joining the circus as a solid Plan B, but the topic of “When life hands you lemons…” You get […]

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R E M I S S I O N

Monday was the best day I’ve had in a long time. “Are we allowed to use the ‘R-word’? Are you saying I’m in remission?” “Yes. You can say that you’re in remission! Be proud of our hard work.” <- my doc. After nearly five years since my diagnosis with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, my medical chart has added a new […]

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A Life-Changing Diagnosis & 5 Ways to Cope

The question I get asked most often by friends and strangers alike is, “How did you know something was wrong?” Please don’t use my experience in lieu of a doctor’s professional opinion. If you think something is wrong…go get checked out!  Okay. Here’s my story: Once upon a time in early Fall at a coffee […]

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Wildflowers > Worries

Hello there! Hope you’re having a wonderful Wednesday. If not, hopefully this will cheer you up. I got all up in ma’ feels in my journal, and I thought I’d share it here in case someone needs a pick-me-up: Vulnerable moment: One of my biggest fears (aside from overpasses, but I’m working on that one) […]

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