Blissful December, pals!
At the moment marks the beginning of the Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week! And since December kicks off Crohn’s & Colitis Consciousness Week, I had the chance to seem on the quilt of Healthmonitor’s Guide to Living with IBD! Yep, that’s proper – I’m IBD well-known! 🙂
FYI: The journal is offered in physician’s workplaces and you may learn the total concern here!
All jokes apart, I’m thrilled to have the chance to share my journey with Ulcerative Colitis, together with the highs, the lows, and, finally, acceptance and therapeutic with the illness.
I bear in mind how confused, distraught, and determined for data I used to be once I was first recognized, and the way alone and “not regular” I felt throughout flares. I simply needed solutions, and I didn’t really feel like I had a ton of sources that I may flip to. That’s why I’m so glad that this journal is being distributed in medical doctors’ workplaces – the place those that are newly recognized are prone to decide it up and provides it a learn. If sharing my story can assist even one one that is experiencing what I felt throughout these darkish instances, then it’s value it.
I’m really attending a convention this week in New York Metropolis associated to Ulcerative Colitis, and I can’t wait to dive even deeper and make extra connections locally. Having IBD isn’t straightforward, and I’m very happy to share my expertise if it helps others in the identical boat. I’ve SO been there, and once I was struggling, one of many issues that gave me probably the most hope was listening to the optimistic outlooks and journeys of those that had tread this path earlier than me. Now that I’m doing higher (*knock on wooden*), it’s an absolute privilege to offer again and do the identical for others!