February - It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley
Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Fibromyalgia, IBD, Invisible Illness, Stelara

February | It Could Be Worse Blog

Well, folks, February has been a whirlwind and it has almost come and went in the blink of an eye. I know I've been slacking when it comes to posting. Every two weeks or so is unacceptable and I apologize. I also thank you for sticking around and following my journey even when my consistency… Continue reading February | It Could Be Worse Blog

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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

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 - Mary Horsley - It Could Be Worse Blog
Allodynia, Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, IBD, Invisible Illness

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 | It Could Be Worse Blog

15 days since my last blog post, Colonoscopy #5 and I got to start the new year sick.  After the Christmas and New Years celebrations, the past few days I've been miserably sick. Christmas Eve evening and Christmas day were spent with family, but I only had those two days off, working both before and… Continue reading Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Colonoscopy #5 - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley
Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, Uncategorized

Colonoscopy #5 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Well, it seems I failed you again on keeping you up-to-date at a decent time. It has almost been 20 days since my last column or blog post, and a lot has happened since then. My last post, Entyvio Infusion #5 caught you up on most of November, so now I plan on catching you… Continue reading Colonoscopy #5 | It Could Be Worse Blog

It Could Be Worse Blog
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

Optometry and Friday the 13th -- Weeks 41 & 42 - Another Week in My Crohn's Journey
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, IBD, Invisible Illness

Optometry and Friday the 13th — Weeks 41 & 42 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Since my last post, Entyvio Infusion #4, my body hurt almost immediately afterward. My joints already ache, but I was suffering nausea and my body felt no good. I tried to sleep and I would wake in pain. The next few days I was useless, not even doing my face or hair until early the… Continue reading Optometry and Friday the 13th — Weeks 41 & 42 | It Could Be Worse Blog