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

Entyvio Infusion #2

I don't really know what has come over me.  More and more time passes and I forget to update you on my blog.  But, hopefully, that will change soon and I can get back into a habit of posting consistently. In just 3 days, I will complete the last of my classes at the University… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #2

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Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Two-Step TB Test – WK 1

As well as another late blog post week, this week is a short week. If you notice, last week's blog, Better Late Than Never, was posted on Tuesday rather than last Sunday. Wednesday began this short week filled with doctors appointments, thrift stores, family, and of course, writing and coffee. Wednesday and Friday I'll call… Continue reading Two-Step TB Test – WK 1

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

Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Invisible Illness, Mental Health, Remicade, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Remicade Infusion Day #2

Like most weeks in my Crohn's journey this far, this week was similarly filled with doctors visits, phone calls, unnecessary drama, and, scattered throughout, there have been a few highlights of the week to brighten the mood. After Friday's blog was finally posted (The Week In Between), Philip and I went to dinner together, and… Continue reading Remicade Infusion Day #2

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

The Week In Between

This week just happens to be my in-between week, with only one doctor's appointment scheduled and a few calls to the VA. There were no appointments for GI, no shots needed, no follow-ups for consultations, and no blood work that I had to take care of this week for my Crohn's disease and issues. This… Continue reading The Week In Between

Chronic Illness, Doctor Visits, Family, Fertility, IBD, Invisible Illness, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Happy with My Crohn’s Disease

I know for a couple of my previous posts I have been kind of a ‘Negative Nancy’, and after a loooong talk with Philip, I am trying to maintain a positive outlook, because I WILL eventually feel better. I have not been angry at my body this week, I am more tired and exhausted than… Continue reading Happy with My Crohn’s Disease

Chronic Illness, Fertility, Health, IBD, Infertility, Invisible Illness, Veteran

Bad Luck & Bad Timing…

Since my rant on Sunday, I have been further blocked from the Crohn's group on Facebook, to where I can no longer see them, so I have that going for me. (See Open Letter) Monday I began the Topamax medication, and I can already sense a delay in my mind, where I am searching for… Continue reading Bad Luck & Bad Timing…