For those of you who are still on the edge of their seat waiting to hear about what’s been happening with my endo journey, here goes. To recap, back in February I asked to see my Gyn because Orilissa was eliciting dark suicidal thoughts (not tendencies, thank goodness). At that time they told me to… Continue reading Excision Surgery Part 1: From The OR To My Bed
The Ulcerative Colitis Journey between week 6 and 8 of my Entyvio infusionsBeing on biologics is a love-hate relationship. When the infusion goes in there is this dread of 'what symptoms will I feel this time?'. I end up feeling this dull ache in my belly (even when I prepare by taking ibuprofen and gallons… Continue reading Putting Humpty Dumpty back together again
Back in 2012 when I had my first surgery to diagnose and treat endometriosis, my surgeon was able to ablate the lesions from my Fallopian tubes, but he was not comfortable working with the lesions on my bladder. For five years these implants continued to grow and spread, until my recent surgery in 2018 where… Continue reading Is it rare or medium rare?
Feeling lost from auto-immune diseases I know this sounds utterly drama-tastic but I literally feel like Im having an identity crisis. Over the last few years I had built myself up to be the strongest, most positive person there was. I was exercising every day, eating a whole food diet, and happy as a clam.… Continue reading Identity Crisis – redefining who I am after endo and UC
What a day! I am finally well enough to talk about what happened two days ago. As you know, my GI told me she wants me to increase my salofalk dose from 2 pills three times a day, to 8 pills once a day. Mother of goodness, that is a handful of pills. Not to… Continue reading Too many pills
If you came back for more, I hope this doesn't mean you also have UC, but I do hope sharing my story is helping you in some way. Alright lets see. After the colonoscopy was complete I was able to go back into the room in which my mother was sitting. Oh man, the tears… Continue reading Endometriosis and Ulcerative Colitis – A new diagnosis Part 2
Well ladies, I have to first apologise for not being online for quite some time. The last post I wrote about skipping my periods still holds true, months later. But in addition to my endometriosis and the journey of skipping my periods I now have a new diagnosis which had led to my hiatus recently.… Continue reading Endometriosis and Ulcerative Colitis – A new diagnosis Part 1