Intermittent Fasting

“Why are you trying to lose weight when you’re already so skinny?” This is always the first question I get when I say I practice intermittent fasting. No, I’m not trying to lose weight. I'm giving my digestive system a break and practicing self-control.

Daring Greatly

I love Brené Brown. I've seen many of her talks and interviews. I host a discussion group for her podcast. She is such an inspiration. I really wanted to love this book, it just wasn't for me. Don't get me wrong, it's a great book. I was so excited to read it and have my … Continue reading Daring Greatly

The Mind-Body Connection

What we think, we feel. Let's look at the Mind-Body Connection.

Exercise and IBD

Joint pain and fatigue are common when you have IBD. It can be so hard to motivate ourselves to exercise when we are in pain and already exhausted but exercise is so important for pain relief and improving our health.

Bathroom Battle

When you have IBD, you often feel like you're in a battle for the bathroom. Here are some tactics to conquer the bathroom battle.

10% Happier

Book review 10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story by Dan Harris

Chronically Offended

There will always be people looking for a reason to be offended. Let them.

Bird by Bird

Book Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

Lucky

When someone tells you, "You're just lucky," and dismisses all your hard work and dedication.

Productive Pain

Don't let pain keep you from the life you want.