Share Your Spare 5K

Share Your Spare 5K

Hey Fellow Crohnies and Spoonies, We all know first hand how donations and support from the community can help bring awareness to an important cause, that is why I wanted to invite you to participate in a cause that is very important to me. My very close friend, Bridgit, has created a Fundraiser in support … Continue reading

Featured Blog: Marshmallow Mondays: *SPECIAL & URGENT NEWS*

Featured Blog: Marshmallow Mondays: *SPECIAL & URGENT NEWS*

Originally posted on Marshmallow Mondays:
This is my husband, Ryan.  He’s an amazing, proud father.  He’s extremely hard-working.  He’s confident.  He’s comical.  He’s very sarcastic. He’s great with numbers.  He loves the Phillies.  He’s an all-around good guy.  He’s truthful.  He’s loving. He’s also diabetic.  To some, that simply means that he pricks his finger…

A GREAT Big Thank You!

A GREAT Big Thank You!

I am so touched to be thought of for this award. Thank you so much asizCreatives! As I mentioned in a comment that I left for you on your page, my spirits really needed a pick me up! So, like most other blogging awards, there are rules upon accepting. 1- Display the award logo on … Continue reading

Thank You for Your Support!

Thank You for Your Support!

I am so grateful to Carolyn Hughes, from “The Hurt Healer,” for nominating me for the Reality Blog Award! I accept it with pride and sincere appreciation for the recognition, but also for her continued support and comfort that she so kindly gives after each one of my posts. Thank You Carolyn! If you haven’t checked … Continue reading

Featured Blog: The Crohn’s Diaries: Sick

Originally posted on The Crohn's Diaries:
I can feel myself changing. The careful, positive mask I’ve molded cracking, friendly words lodging in my throat. These are the days that I won’t be able to find the drive or the courtesy to chat with the phlebotomists who flutter around me in their adult SpongeBob scrubs.…

Talk Yourself Healthy!

Talk Yourself Healthy!

When life keeps handing you lemons, you soon lose your ambition to turn those lemons into lemonade; and instead, you become immersed in  feelings of bitterness. It is in these moments that one must hold on tightly to the perspective needed to turn a negative situation into a positive one. I have always envied people who have the spirit to … Continue reading

Failure to Thrive

Failure to Thrive

I often feel like I am drowning in deep water.  As I struggle to tread water, unable to keep my head above the surface–desperate for help, I can see my loved ones watching as I continue to sink further and further, but no one even seems concerned about my current predicament and therefore makes no efforts to help me. … Continue reading

Featured Blog: ticklestogiggles.blogspot.com

I have been having a hard time writing, so I decided to share blogs or blog posts that I have come across that share a message that rings true with me. One of the most important topics, to me, is character education for children. Children are inherently non-judgemental, kind, and eager to please. Every interaction … Continue reading