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What form of IBD do you have? On paper I have Ulcerative Colitis but my doctor has mentioned a couple of times that I probably have Inderterminate Colitis. So that’s pretty much what I identify as. There also isn’t a Inderterminate Colitis diagnostic code so that doesn’t help either. There was also that one time…

Autoimmune Protocol Diet: Week One

Today marks my seventh day on the Autoimmune Protocol Diet(AIP).  For those of you who don’t know, the AIP diet is a restricted version of the Paleo diet. The purpose of this diet is to take immune responsive(or potentially responsive) foods out of your diet and try to get your autoimmune diseases into remission. Here…

Regaining My Balance

The last 6 weeks or so have been pretty rough for me. Between going through a very tough day at work and then working 12 days in a row two different times in the last month. And then getting sick and having to go out of town for work. I’m struggling to get myself back…

Yearly GI Doctor Visit

December 5th was my yearly visit with my GI doctor. It was a very long day by myself(my trusty copilots are all out of town ☹). My doctor is 2.5 hours hours away(350+ miles and 5+ hours of driving!) and my appointment was delayed over an hour(procedures ran log, which is fine. I don’t want…

Where Have I Been

Wandering? Wandering through life? The internet? My head? Lost? Lost in thoughts? Dreams? Reality? It’s hard to say where I have been in the last year. All of the above really. Things at work got hard with a coworker retiring. Like ridiculously hard. Working too much over time, in too much pain and dealing with…

Product Review: Fresh Assist

Disclaimer: I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. I was given Fresh Assist to review and it is a pretty neat…