Why Me? It doesn’t matter.

14750882233_cf43e135b9_bOften times, the first thing we think when given the diagnosis of a chronic, incurable, and needy disease is “Why me.” We want to know how whatever it is that we have got there. Sure, there are genetic factors. Sure, there are environmental factors. But in that very first moment when you feel like your world has been smushed and cracked open and flipped upside down, it’s not a question of “why me”, but “why me.” We want to know why we, out of all people, became the “lucky winners.” Honestly, there isn’t really a real answer to this question. But for the person who’s asking the question, no answer is not an option. They want an answer, and they want it now. So, here’s my answer: Continue reading

Perks of Crohn’s Disease

thumb-up-1460528_640So, I’m taking a short break from my usual posts to insert this fun little “thing.” I wrote it a while ago and thought that it would provide a funny and positive outlook on a mainly annoying disease. So, here goes my top 10 (strangely, there are a lot) fabulous “perks” of Crohn’s Disease, along with my completely unnecessary (but also necessary) commentary:

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