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

Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, IBD, Invisible Illness, Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy and Prednisone

August 25th. That was my last blog post. You know how long that was? That is another 16 days that have passed. I suppose a lot but not too much has happened in that time, and so I'll try to catch you up. See Eleven More Days. After August 25th, I started writing my first set… Continue reading Phlebotomy and Prednisone

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

Schools Out For Ever
Chronic Illness, Crohn's, Crohn's Disease, Doctor Visits, Invisible Illness, Pain, Veteran

Schools Out For Ever

I was going to blog earlier this week but it was the first Monday in over two years that I haven't had to worry about homework and the week caught up with me too soon. I didn't have to stress about an essay or paper due and I didn't have to think about learning teams… Continue reading Schools Out For Ever

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

Entyvio Infusion #1 - It Could Be Worse Mary Horsley
Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, entyvio, IBD, Invisible Illness, Veteran

Entyvio Infusion #1

Since last my last post, 'Busy, Busy', another two weeks have come and gone. Another two weeks and I am that much closer to graduation. I have 2 weeks after Monday and I cannot begin to tell you how ready I am to be done with homework. 16 days to go. And in those two… Continue reading Entyvio Infusion #1

Chronic Illness, Crohn's Disease, IBD, VA Healthcare

Busy, Busy

9 days have gone by, with life being as hectic as ever. I've done a handful of new photoshoots and I've seen my newest favorite band a few times. I've recently become obsessed with Sundy Best, a local Kentucky band, and if you haven't seen my live videos on Facebook, then you can see some… Continue reading Busy, Busy