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We sat in the car, driving to the hospital. Nothing unusual in that; we often drive to the hospital. But I sat there wondering why he was so okay with taking me there. When did it become so normal for us to be going there because I had an appointment, needed blood taking, was having a medication given or needed…

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Unhappy and Empty.

I’ve been without my blog for two months. And those two months have been possibly my worse for a long time. I came back from holiday and returned to work. My support group has gone officially live. I’ve taken two new Crohn’s medications, four rounds of antibiotics, packets of painkillers, becoming slightly dependent on Tramadol and felt so utterly depressed, alone…

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Day Twenty Two – Day-to-Day

Write about something ordinary that’s inspiring to you, something simple, perhaps overlooked, that fuels your activism. Write about the things you couldn’t live without – list 10 things you need or love most. I’m not sure about anyone else, but I felt – and some times, still do – feel incredibly lonely ‘suffering’ with my Crohn’s. It as if once…

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What a week, what a waste.

Crohn’s Disease forces alot of people to cease the day and carpe the diem out of the days they have when they feel well enough to function normally. I never used to be one of those people; I suffered greatly with my depression and my acceptance of my diagnosis. These days, I try to do my best to manage my…

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Oh my sore arse. Thanks Pred.

I’m now deep into the second week of Prednisolone. It is a monster. Pred is an IBD basic. Corticosteroids are used to treat any and all inflammation of the digestive tract. They are usually oral tablets, as shown above, and are used a long term course of treatment in early stages of IBD diagnosis and in the start of and…

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“Hello.. (Pt. III)

To continue on from the last post about discussion Crohn’s with your friends, this post shall discuss how to explain Crohn’s when it comes to a relationship. I’ve dated three people since I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease back in September last year. Two have ended, the current one is, well, still current and on going. All three have taught…

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Counselling last week gave me alot to digest. It may have been the sunny weather or the time I’d been given off work, but I went into session in a very good mood. It showed. We spoke about acceptance. It’s become quite a theme or topic of conversation and my therapist always guides me back to it. I spoke of…

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“I am an architect

of days that haven’t happened yet, I can’t believe a month is all it’s been, you know my paper heart, the one I filled with pencil marks, I think I might’ve gone and inked you in..”

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