What we think, we feel. Let's look at the Mind-Body Connection.
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.
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.
There will always be people looking for a reason to be offended. Let them.
When someone tells you, "You're just lucky," and dismisses all your hard work and dedication.
Don't let pain keep you from the life you want.
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!
A food journal is a great tool for IBD warriors wanting to figure out what they can eat...and what to avoid. FREE food journal template included.