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

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Chronic Illness, Health, Invisible Illness, Opinion

An Open Letter To The Support Group That Kicked Me Out

To the Crohn's and Colitis Awareness page: @CrohnsColitisAwareness More specifically, to the Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis 'Support Group' on Facebook, I have Crohn's disease and I used to be a member of your Facebook support group. I was an active participant by liking other's posts, photos, and reading through others questions and updates, trying to… Continue reading An Open Letter To The Support Group That Kicked Me Out

Chronic Illness, Health, IBD, Invisible Illness, Opinion, VA Healthcare, Veteran

5 Facts About Crohn’s Disease | It Could Be Worse Blog

Here are 5 things to know about Crohn's Disease, if you don't know about it - or me - already. 5. Crohn's is a Disease Okay, so that one was a given. Of course, something labeled Crohn's Disease is a disease. Crohn's is a disease specific of the gastrointestinal tract or GI tract. Crohn's makes… Continue reading 5 Facts About Crohn’s Disease | It Could Be Worse Blog

Chronic Illness, Doctor Visits, Health, IBD, Infertility, Invisible Illness, Life, Opinion, Veteran

So What If I’m Bitter

Considering I have been diagnosed with an incurable disease like Crohn’s, I feel I have every right to be upset, and to be upset often, if that’s how I decide to cope with my issues.  If you were put in my shoes sometimes, you would be troubled too. I am struggling with this incurable issue, a… Continue reading So What If I’m Bitter

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

Another Rant About Veteran Care

Veteran’s Healthcare should not be this difficult. I have spent 4 hours today on the phone.  4 HOURS. I spent that 4 hours trying to figure out something as simple as the correct location of my Tuesday Capsule appointment, of all things. All I needed was an address.Veteran’s health care should not be this difficult. I… Continue reading Another Rant About Veteran Care

Family, Life, Opinion, Rape, Sexual Assault, Uncategorized

Stop Making Excuses: End Rape Culture

This week's post comes a little early because I want to focus and vent on this week's news. As a victim and survivor of sexual assault myself, this 6 month jail sentence for the Stanford Rapist, Brock Turner, has me perturbed and full of emotions.  Emotions of anger towards the Judge and rapist, and emotions… Continue reading Stop Making Excuses: End Rape Culture