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

Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, a Trilogy

Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, A Trilogy - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley

Since this blog began a few years ago, I've always suffered hand pains and within the last year, I have had a ganglion cyst develop. I fell on my hands in January of 2016 and ended up tearing a ligament in my left hand. This tear went unnoticed, I thought nothing of the bruising and … Continue reading Lumpy, the Ganglion Cyst, a Trilogy

Stelara Self-Injection #1 | It Could Be Worse Blog

Stelara Self-Injection #1 | It Could Be Worse Blog - Mary Horsley

Well, goodness, what a crazy few weeks it has been! And my life will stay a little chaotic for the rest of this month, too. After my last blog post, No Luck of the Irish for Me, two weeks have passed and I've been running around like crazy. But here is Bilbo to get us … Continue reading Stelara Self-Injection #1 | 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

Stelara Infusion & Ganglionectomy Pain | It Could Be Worse Blog

Stelara Infusion & Ganglionectomy Pain - It Could Be Worse - Mary Horsley

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

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