Today, I'm so grateful for my disease and the constant struggles it has brought into my life. I'm stronger than Crohn's disease and it took going through hell for me to realize that for myself. Now I use what I have learned through the many hardships and tough lessons I've experienced throughout my life to help others find a way out of the darkness.
“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.
When someone tells you, "You're just lucky," and dismisses all your hard work and dedication.
Book Review: The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
Acknowledging their pain doesn't devalue yours.
Never give up! You can overcome the challenges life throws at you!
The last twelve months have flown by! It blows my mind that today is the last day of 2019. This year has been crazy, full of ups and downs. I even fell down, high up on a hill in Colombia, LOL. While some of this year has been rough, some of it has been absolutely … Continue reading New Year’s Eve 2019
My first flight as a child with Crohn's Disease
Crohn’s disease has always been a giant obstacle in my life. I began having obvious symptoms at 7 years old. I was terrified. I was so scared that I did not tell anyone for over a year. My life since has been a blur of doctors, pills, hospital beds, IVs, intense pain, and crippling depression … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease and Yoga