Crohn's Disease, Depression, Doctor Visits, Fertility, Humira, Infertility, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Carpal Tunnel Shots & IVF for Vets

Here we are, another week come and gone, and I'm still not feeling any better.  If anything, I'm feeling worse. Since I began Humira 3 weeks ago, I have still felt pretty bad. I can't believe I have to do my third injection this upcoming Wednesday.  Like, really? Already?  I have continued to have persistent… Continue reading Carpal Tunnel Shots & IVF for Vets

Anxiety, Chronic Illness, Depression, Doctor Visits, Humira, IBD, Invisible Illness, Mental Health, Veteran

Here I Go Again – Humira Wednesday #2

Since last Friday's blog post, a few things have happened in my Crohn's and wellness journey, other than me shamelessly sharing selfies of myself in Cure for IBD shirts. (Remember, 100% of funds goes to research!) I have had multiple phone interviews with the VA, Humira Wednesday #2 came and went, and, Sunday was our… Continue reading Here I Go Again – Humira Wednesday #2

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Chronic Illness, Doctor Visits, Health, Humira, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Loading Dose – Humira

Since last week's post Hurry Up and Wait, my Crohn's Journey has entered the new chapter of Humira and hoping for remission. Our Labor Day weekend consisted of homework and coloring my hair green, and not much else.  I hate that Philip's holidays and long weekends are ruined, but he doesn't seem to mind doing… Continue reading Loading Dose – Humira

Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Humira, IBD, Invisible Illness, Veteran

Hurry Up and Wait

This week has not gone as planned. Since last week, we had our fantasy football draft and I managed to get another week with 100% credit in my communications class. Now with football back on, I'll have to reschedule my homework days so I don't miss the Sunday and Monday games or my Bengals. Who… Continue reading Hurry Up and Wait

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Health, Humira, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Humira, My New Friend

Finally, an update for all of you who were wondering what happened with that Double Balloon Endoscopy and this weeks GI visit. I'll assure you, it was eventful. (See Frankie, Myrtle, and the Double Balloon) Last Thursday, we drove the 2 hours up to Cincinnati, to drop off Bilbo at Grandma's house (thank you for pup-sitting!)… Continue reading Humira, My New Friend