Stelara Self-Injection #2 & Rib Pain | It Could Be Worse Blog

Stelara Self-Injection #2 - Mary Horsley - It Could Be Worse Blog

Three weeks have passed since my last blog post, May Delays, and I've suffered through some migraines, I've had my Stelara, and I've been extra busy here lately. I've had a few doctors appointments for all of my ailments and I've got quite a few things scheduled, with appointments, scans, and, follow-ups. Since May Delays, … Continue reading Stelara Self-Injection #2 & Rib Pain | It Could Be Worse Blog

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

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

Always Another Appointment | It Could Be Worse Blog

It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley

Damn. Another two weeks have gone by since my February post, with a few more appointments and doctor visits, and even more new consultations added. With my Crohn's disease journey, I've not felt any different having started the Stelara. I had my follow-up with GI, Dr. S, this past week, and I got to explain everything to … Continue reading Always Another Appointment | It Could Be Worse Blog

Colonoscopy #5 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Colonoscopy #5 - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley

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

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

Optometry and Friday the 13th -- Weeks 41 & 42 - Another Week in My Crohn's Journey

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

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

Entyvio Infusion #3 - It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley

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