AFK – But I’m OK!

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...

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Attention IBD Sufferers: It’s Not All About You

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...

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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.




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