50 Months of Infertility

I know that today isn't blog day, but my heart is a little heavy this morning. My body likes to play games with me.  My body likes to play cruel tricks on my mind. Every month, without fail, I get my hopes up and I think that Baby Horsley could be in the making. Just … Continue reading 50 Months of Infertility

Carpal Tunnel Shots & IVF for Vets

Here we are, another week come and gone, and I'm still not feeling any better.  If anything, I'm feeling worse. Since I began Humira 3 weeks ago, I have still felt pretty bad. I can't believe I have to do  my third injection this upcoming Wednesday.  Like, really? Already?  I have continued to have persistent … Continue reading Carpal Tunnel Shots & IVF for Vets

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

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…

Pills and Potions – More Decisions

With this week comes more doctors and appointments, more phone calls and more prescriptions, with more major decisions needing to be made. Since last week, I am significantly less nauseated, and I have even managed to keep a few meals down.  My new ailment, though?   My sleep is eluding me again.  I am up at … Continue reading Pills and Potions – More Decisions

IU – Double Balloon Consult

This morning the hubs and I got to make the 3-hour commute from Georgetown to Indiana University, for yet another consult.  We had a 20-minute consult, this one with Dr. B, a digestive disorder specialist, to discuss my Crohn's and plan for the Double Balloon. Couldn't we have done this over the phone?!  Sure.  But … Continue reading IU – Double Balloon Consult

So What If I’m Bitter

Considering I have been diagnosed with an incurable disease like Crohn’s, I feel I have every right to be upset, and to be upset often, if that’s how I decide to cope with my issues.  If you were put in my shoes sometimes, you would be troubled too. I am struggling with this incurable issue, a … Continue reading So What If I’m Bitter