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Moving Forward

Well, after must procrastination, I made an appointment with my gastro doctor on Monday. I got in to see him today, and I’m really glad I did. I must admit, I don’t like going to the doctor – I’m one of those people who “hopes” and “assumes” things will get better. But after a rather embarrassing incident on Monday (lets just say – I didn’t… Read More »Moving Forward

Checking In

Since my rather down-in-the-dumps post, I thought it would be best to check in and let you all know how I’m doing. First off, I have to say that I think writing that post was the best thing I could do for my mental state. I really just got my sad feelings out of my system. When I reviewed what I had written, I felt… Read More »Checking In

Pity Party

You might be surprised that I’ve titled this post: Pity Party. But I have to be honest with you, I’m finding things hard right now. I’ve been in this flare since May 19, tried all sorts of medicine, and now after two weeks of being on steroids, I’m still not feeling much better. I guess I’m just feeling a bit beat down and wishing that… Read More »Pity Party

One Year

Today marks the one year anniversary of my diagnosis with ulcerative colitis. For me this is not a sad anniversary. Rather I think it is a day for appreciation and perspective. It is not an anniversary that I plan to celebrate with an elaborate dinner and I don’t think I’ll be receiving any gifts or cards today… But all things consider, I feel lucky to… Read More »One Year