Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

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A Tough Year

Date: August 6, 2012 at 9:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 81

As each year passes, I find myself making a grand declaration that “This was the best year ever!” In 2005, I studied abroad in Australia. In 2007, I made sure to go all-out during my senior year of college (that […]

The Plan

Date: July 17, 2012 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

Hi! How are you on this Tuesday morning? Good. Great. I’m psyched for you. Now, we could discuss one of two things today: The latest in my Crohn’s flare-up saga, including an update on how yesterday’s doctor appointment went. Running. […]

I've Been Thinking...

Date: July 13, 2012 at 9:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

I am so freakin’ excited to be back at work today. After three days of working from home, I was starting to go a little stir crazy. I had left a semi-permanent (I guess that would make it…temporary) butt-dent in […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Working & Blogging From Home

Date: July 12, 2012 at 7:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

Last night I had a dream that I was running late to get somewhere. Then, back in real life, I got out of bed this morning, turned on the TV, and saw all this footage of Stonehenge. WTF is happening? […]

I Want To Know What It's Like

Date: July 11, 2012 at 9:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

I want to wake up in the morning, and I want to just run. I don’t want to spend an hour in the bathroom first. I don’t want to plan my route based on where I can find an open […]

A Bonus Piece Of Thankful

Date: July 6, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

A bonus piece of thankful? For the love of grammar, that is awful and makes no sense. But it’s Friday, and it’s my first official Summer Friday (my office closes at 1 PM on Fridays between July 4th and Labor […]

Those Two Monumental Moments

Date: June 12, 2012 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

There are always two exciting, monumental, OMG-so-encouraging milestones that happen as I’m coming back from a Crohn’s flare-up. When these things eventually occur, I’m all, “Oh Hell yeah, I’m back, I’m awesome, life is sweet, you can’t stop the beat.” […]

Thankful Things Thursday: The Difference A Day Makes

Date: May 31, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 46

Whoa. Today is better than yesterday. How about that? Let’s talk about it in grateful form, because today is Thankful Things Thursday. Yes, happy holidays to you and yours. I’m thankful I feel a little better today. Will it last? […]

Body, We Need To Talk

Date: May 30, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

I was so optimistic after this weekend. No, I didn’t feel completely over this latest Crohn’s flare-up, but I was certain I was flying full-speed on the road to recovery. But then yesterday happened, and now I’m all, “WTF, body? […]

All I Needed Was A Long Weekend

Date: May 29, 2012 at 9:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

Tyler says hi. At this time last week, I was a bit of a mess. I was Crohnsing hard, I couldn’t really eat and my night sweating had nothing to do with humidity. My fever climbed well into the 100-degree […]