WEGO Health Awards 2019
Crohn's Disease

WEGO Health Awards Nominations – 2019

I am beyond honored to receive one nomination. Let alone FOUR nominations for #WEGOHealthAwards2019. This year marks nominations for the THIRD YEAR in a row! Endorsements are now open. I'd like to ask if I have influenced you, helped you or encouraged you, to please click that link below and help your girl out. https://awards.wegohealth.com/nominees/13369… Continue reading WEGO Health Awards Nominations – 2019

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May Delays | It Could Be Worse Blog | Mary Horsley
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Fibromyalgia, ganglion cyst, IBD, Stelara, VA Healthcare

May Delays | It Could Be Worse Blog

Well, guys, catching you up might take a minute with this post. Since my last 'real' blog post, I've only updated you on Lumpy, my ganglion cyst. I need to vow to post weekly like I used to, I can't apologize enough to my followers. I had called and visited the VA, to see my… Continue reading May Delays | It Could Be Worse Blog

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

2 Year Anniversary of Crohn’s Diagnosis Day | It Could Be Worse Blog
Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, IBD, Invisible Illness, Uncategorized, Veteran

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

It's been 2 years! I believe in celebrating milestones, whether good or bad, and today marks my 2-year anniversary of my Crohn's disease diagnosis. I was given a gift, a curse, a problem but no cure. Tomorrow, my beloved St. Patrick's Day, is my 2-year Crohn's diagnosis anniversary and I'm still in the same position… Continue reading 2 Year Anniversary of Crohn’s Diagnosis Day | It Could Be Worse Blog

Allodynia, Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, entyvio, Invisible Illness

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

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

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