Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, A Trilogy - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley
Crohn's Disease, ganglion cyst, IBD, Invisible Illness, Surgery, VA Healthcare

Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, a Trilogy

Since this blog began a few years ago, I've always suffered hand pains and within the last year, I have had a ganglion cyst develop. I fell on my hands in January of 2016 and ended up tearing a ligament in my left hand. This tear went unnoticed, I thought nothing of the bruising and… Continue reading Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, a Trilogy

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Stelara Self-Injection | It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley
Allodynia, Crohn's Disease, Fibromyalgia, IBD, Invisible Illness, Stelara, VA Healthcare

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

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

Stelara Infusion & Ganglionectomy Pain - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Fibromyalgia, IBD, Invisible Illness, Stelara, VA Healthcare

Stelara Infusion & Ganglionectomy Pain | It Could Be Worse Blog

Since my last post, about my ganglionectomy, its only been six days but I wanted to catch you up since it'll be another week before I have a day off to sit and write. The days following my surgery were spent in pain. I had originally planned on going back to work that Thursday (2… Continue reading Stelara Infusion & Ganglionectomy Pain | It Could Be Worse Blog

Entyvio Infusion #6 - The Last -- It Could Be Worse Blog -- Mary Horsley
Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, Stelara, VA Healthcare

Entyvio Infusion #6 – The Last | It Could Be Worse Blog

Since my last post, Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018, posted around two weeks ago, like always, a lot has seemed to happen. I've been sick. I've called off work but I've also worked my ass off. I’ve had snow days and freezing nights. I've seen doctors. And more doctors. And more doctors. People in my life have… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #6 – The Last | It Could Be Worse Blog

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Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare

Entyvio Infusion #5, Work, and Scheduling Appointments – Weeks 47 & 48 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Well, since the last post, it has been another crazy and hectic few weeks with little downtime to write. So, I need to catch you up... In my personal life, I began working at the CosmoProf with a mandatory 40 hour work week. Yikes. Going from not really working to working full time, my Crohn's… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #5, Work, and Scheduling Appointments – Weeks 47 & 48 | 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

Entyvio Infusion #3 - It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare

Entyvio Infusion #3

Well, again, I'm a slacker. Another two weeks have come and gone. And what takes up my time? Sundays used to be for music, but my Summer of Sundy has officially ended, sadly. My twin and her family came into town this week, bringing herself and her husband, his ex-wife and all of their 4… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #3