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, IBD, Invisible Illness, Remicade, VA Healthcare, Veteran

Remicade Infusion Day #1

This week's excitement comes after a festive Thanksgiving.  Spending some much needed time with a loving family is just what the heart and mind demand. This past weekend we had intended to go see a movie.  I even got up and did my face and hair, but I could not seem to leave my office… Continue reading Remicade Infusion Day #1

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

Consultations and Remicade Infusions

I'd like to start by saying thank you to all the welcomed followers who read this blog weekly. I know some weeks can be chaotic and others can be slightly boring, so every view is appreciated. Like many other weeks, this week had its ups and downs, it's events and its issues, the good and… Continue reading Consultations and Remicade Infusions

Humira, IBD, Invisible Illness, Mental Health, Remicade, Veteran

No More Humira for Mary

This week has been slightly busier than usual and nothing really went as planned. We had another epic Halloween this year, with 2 of 3 parties attended so far, (one more to go for this weekend, hopefully), and I felt well enough Friday that we didn't have to bail.  We had originally canceled our Halloween… Continue reading No More Humira for Mary