2020 Visions | IT COULD BE WORSE BLOG
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Emergency Room, Fibromyalgia, Health, Invisible Illness, Slipping Rib Syndrome

2020 Visions | IT COULD BE WORSE BLOG

I ended 2019 with a double blog post, Colonoscopy #5 and Thoracic Follow-Up. At the end of November and beginning of December, I had been really sick, and I had been avoiding people and doing anything I could to rid myself of that cold. I had mentioned previously that I was coughing so much -… Continue reading 2020 Visions | IT COULD BE WORSE BLOG

Seeing All of the Doctors - Another Month in My Crohn's Journey
Allodynia, Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, entyvio, Health, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare

Seeing All of the Doctors | It Could Be Worse Blog

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

Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, Health, IBD, Opinion

WEGO Health Nomination | It Could Be Worse Blog

Hello All! As I'm sure you are all aware, I am passionate about bringing awareness for IBD through my personal Crohn's Disease journey. And this year, It Could Be Worse Blog has been Nominated for a WEGO Health "Best Kept Secret" Award in the 6th Annual WEGO Health Awards and I am blown away by… Continue reading WEGO Health Nomination | It Could Be Worse Blog

Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, Health, IBD, Invisible Illness, Veteran

1 Year Anniversary of Crohn’s Diagnosis Day | It Could Be Worse Blog

A year ago today I was given a gift, a curse, a problem but no cure. I was given a life long battle that I would have to fight against every day. After 2 years of struggling against my own body, I was finally given a diagnosis of Crohn's disease and my life would continue… Continue reading 1 Year Anniversary of Crohn’s Diagnosis Day | It Could Be Worse Blog

Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Health, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare

Another Week with My Crohn’s Disease

Saturday blog days. This is still so new and odd to me. I find myself stressing for Fridays, still, and I worry about scheduling appointments or making plans. I keep having to remind myself that I have another whole day and that I can take my time on Saturday to write, have coffee, and, enjoy… Continue reading Another Week with My Crohn’s Disease

Health, IBD, Invisible Illness, Mental Health, Remicade, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Consultations and Remicade Infusions

I'd like to start by saying thank you to all the welcomed followers who read this blog weekly. I know some weeks can be chaotic and others can be slightly boring, so every view is appreciated. Like many other weeks, this week had its ups and downs, it's events and its issues, the good and… Continue reading Consultations and Remicade Infusions

Doctor Visits, Health, IBD, Remicade, VA Healthcare, Veteran

ER Déjà Vu & Veterans Day Weekend

Well, what a week?!? After Friday's ER visit, Saturday and Sunday were spent on the couch, not doing anything but complaining about the chest pains and all of my other ailments.  I continued to have sharp pains, even with the prescribed muscle relaxers, so something was wrong. At first, we thought maybe my childhood Shingles… Continue reading ER Déjà Vu & Veterans Day Weekend