Category Archives: Health

Recapping my Mayo Clinic Surgery and Recovery

I’M BACK! After a much needed hiatus during and after my trip to the Mayo Clinic, I finally have the gumption to start blogging again. At least for the most part. I will admit I probably won’t be updating as … Continue reading

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Introducing: The Crohn’s Couple YouTube Channel

I have some news that I hope will excite you as it does me! Due to such a great response on our previous Crohn’s Disease post and video, Justin and I have decided to start our own YouTube channel about … Continue reading

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Diving Deeper into Crohn’s Disease

Even though September’s Sighs & Smiles post was full of information regarding the health of my significant other and myself, even more has happened since I posted, which is hard to imagine given that the post is only about 10 … Continue reading

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Sighs & Smiles: Procedures and ER Visits

This is the first Sighs & Smiles post I’ve done in a few months! Only because I didn’t feel as if there’s been to much to report that I haven’t updated about in a normal post. But this month deserves … Continue reading

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Bringing Awareness to Crohn’s and Colitis

December 1st through the 7th is known as Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week. Because this week hits home for me in many ways, I wanted to write a post and bring it to the attention of those who may not … Continue reading

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The C Word

No, not that C word. The particular noun I’m about to discuss strikes fear, sadness, and uncertainty¬†into those who hear it from their doctor. I’m talking about cancer. But why? Well, let’s rewind a bit. In August, I had emergency … Continue reading

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Crohn’s Disease and the Longest Month of My Life (pt. 2)

OK, here is the second part of my story discussing my recent emergency hospital stay. If you haven’t read the first half, click here. After both surgeries, I continued to stay in the ICU at Henry Ford Hospital in downtown … Continue reading

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Crohn’s Disease and the Longest Month of my Life (pt. 1)

Finally, this is when I tell you where I’ve been for more than a month. Why I’ve been MIA from this bog. If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you probably already know. Here are most of the details; … Continue reading

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Living with Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease seems to be the new “big” disease springing up in the world. Commercials for the prescription drug¬†Humira have targeted patients; you may have heard the semi-recent news of Sam Faiers, a British TV celebrity, who announced she had … Continue reading

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