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MRIs and Valentine’s

Hello to all, I hope you had a great week. I know this post comes late, but since my IBD News Today column goes live on Fridays, I will be posting on Saturdays from here on out. After last Friday’s blog posts went live, both Early Signs and Symptoms of My Crohn’s Disease and Eggshell… Continue reading MRIs and Valentine’s

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Eggshell Days

Friday night after my last blog post, It Could Be Worse, Philip and I went out to dinner for ‘date night’ at a restaurant nearby.Β  The restaurant itself was nice, but I was slightly let down because the food was highly overrated. While they boasted their fried chicken, they had overcooked ours, and it came… Continue reading Eggshell Days

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It Could Be Worse

For this week, it is all about ‘it could be worse’.  This is my message.  My motto.  My catchword. We began the weekend with some insomnia Friday night, and we began Saturday with our new weekly movie date.  Philip and I went to see La La Land, a completely spectacular movie. If you haven’t, I… Continue reading It Could Be Worse

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More Doctors & Writing Opportunities

It has been a decent week with some good news, and, of course, I’ve had doctors appointments and mixed with Crohn’s issues. Saturday, Philip and I went on a movie date. Last week we saw Split, and we were left slightly disappointed. Β Another movie with a character plot filled with sexual assault is not my… Continue reading More Doctors & Writing Opportunities

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Doctors, Family, Medications, & Photoshoots

If I thought last week was chaos, this week was just as busy. After my ER visit #5 and posting my blog on Friday, I had the worst insomnia. Usually, the excitement and intensity of those days wear me out, but I could not sleep for the life of me.Β  My insomnia continues to get… Continue reading Doctors, Family, Medications, & Photoshoots

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Instagram Giveaway – Twinkles Dental Jewelry

Good Afternoon! It is time for me to host my very first GIVEAWAY! Because the majority of my followers come from my Instagram page, this giveaway will be held there. As you have seen on my Instagram and here on my Blog, I have my very own Twinkles Tooth Gem, the Round 18K White Gold with a REAL Diamond setting.… Continue reading Instagram Giveaway – Twinkles Dental Jewelry

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Weekly Chaos & ER Visit #5

I have to say, this week has not been the best for me, but it has not been my worst. More than once this week I have questioned whether a trip to the ER was needed or if I should see my Primary Care doctor, but we will get to that. To start off the… Continue reading Weekly Chaos & ER Visit #5