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I’ve been away from the blog for a long time. Months, to be exact. Do I have a good excuse? Not really. But I have a simple one: I needed a break. Over the last year or so, my life has gotten busier. A lot busier. I spun more and more plates, and eventually, I got...read more
I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been there. The relief when I rush into a public bathroom, and it’s empty. When it’s not, the frantic can I hold it? I can hold it. I can’t hold it. The timing myself in unison to flushes, or coughing, or launching the hand-dryer...read more
Let me start off by saying that this post is not a guilt trip. Nor is it the speech of a martyr or a “good” sick person. It‘s awful having a chronic illness. It sucks. So we built ourselves a good community. We support each other. But what about them? By them, I mean...read more
AW Cross was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2009, and since then has run the gamut of IBD from ileostomy to j-pouch before being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 2016. Intended to be humorous-but-pragmatic guides, her “Quick and Dirty Tips for Surviving” series was written as a response to her personal experience with her condition and what she felt was a lack of positive and practical day-to-day advice for patients.