Stelara Self-Injection #1 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Stelara Self-Injection #1 | It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley

Well, goodness, what a crazy few weeks it has been! And my life will stay a little chaotic for the rest of this month, too. After my last blog post, No Luck of the Irish for Me, two weeks have passed and I've been running around like crazy. But here is Bilbo to get us … Continue reading Stelara Self-Injection #1 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Always Another Appointment | It Could Be Worse Blog

It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley

Damn. Another two weeks have gone by since my February post, with a few more appointments and doctor visits, and even more new consultations added. With my Crohn's disease journey, I've not felt any different having started the Stelara. I had my follow-up with GI, Dr. S, this past week, and I got to explain everything to … Continue reading Always Another Appointment | It Could Be Worse Blog

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 - Mary Horsley - It Could Be Worse Blog

15 days since my last blog post, Colonoscopy #5 and I got to start the new year sick.  After the Christmas and New Years celebrations, the past few days I've been miserably sick. Christmas Eve evening and Christmas day were spent with family, but I only had those two days off, working both before and … Continue reading Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Seeing All of the Doctors | It Could Be Worse Blog

Seeing All of the Doctors - Another Month in My Crohn's Journey

It has been three weeks, almost four, since my last post and I feel as though it has been chaos. Let me catch you up... October and Halloween came and went and now we are nearing the middle of November, with the cold weather and early sunsets, this year can't be over soon enough. After … Continue reading Seeing All of the Doctors | It Could Be Worse Blog

Entyvio Infusion #4 – Week 39 & 40 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Pain. Last blog post I focused on my body pains and Allodynia and not much changed for me this week. I've had pain every day. I wake up, if I'm lucky enough to fall asleep in the first place, and I'm immediately in discomfort. I wake, and urgency follows, with cold sweats, body shakes, the works. … Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #4 – Week 39 & 40 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Allodynia – Weeks 37 & 38

Allodynia. A few times I've mentioned suffering from allodynia, thinking I needed a diagnosis of it. I had moments, even days of pain. But this pain is not like normal pain. Allodynia, meaning other pain, can cause all over body pain where even the slightest touch can ache you. Wearing a t-shirt can feel uncomfortable, … Continue reading Allodynia – Weeks 37 & 38