Recovering

Last week’s goals: 1. Don’t freak out: A I’ve had my moments of anxiety, but honestly I was expecting to be worse. I attribute this peace to all the kind people who have been praying for me. Knowing that so many people have got my back is such a comforting feeling. 2. Rest & Recover:…

Post-Surgery Foods

I’m writing this on Tuesday, so I don’t actually know how these foods are working for me as you read this. But I’ve done my best to prepare so I’m hoping that things are running smoothly and I’m getting enough sustenance to maintain my weight and help my body heal! (If you’re looking for post-surgery health…

3 Helpful Items for Post-Surgery Recovery

So, yesterday I had surgery for a Crohn’s-related issue that was causing me a lot of pain. I hope this surgery will help fix it! Since I’m probably currently knocked out from the pain and/or pain-pills, this post and the next few days’ posts will be pre-scheduled. I might add quick updates to the ends of what…

Sad and Boring

Man, all week I’ve just felt pretty rough. Every day I wake up feeling a little bit worse. I wish I could snap my fingers and skip the next two months! Just snap my fingers and be mostly recovered from surgery and on a new Crohn’s medication that keeps my symptoms under control. Sure, I’d miss…

Making Lists

Last week’s goals: 1. Pursue treatment fully: A I made it through my scary appointment on Tuesday plus various unexpected tests, I made a bunch of phone calls, I’m taking a prescribed antibiotic & supplements, I’m working with the office to get more tests and vaccines needed before I can start medication, and I’ve got an appointment…

Drop of a Hat

I wish I understood why I suddenly started feeling so rough after a pretty good week all last week, and why it’s lingering so long. I was being so healthy & proactive last week! It’s frustrating that my health can turn at the drop of a hat like that and I can’t even pinpoint what…