Hope Chest #HAWMC Day 8

Hope Chest #HAWMC Day 8

Day Eight’s Prompt: Things Remembered: What is an item you have kept with you that reminds you of an important time in your life? Whether it was a good day, a stressful time, or a happy moment… why does this item remind you of that period of your life? I think that most of us tend to keep … Continue reading

A Year of Ice #HAWMC Day 7

A Year of Ice #HAWMC Day 7

Day 7th’s Prompt: World Health Day – so let’s talk about daily nutrition and diet. After your diagnosis, did you alter your diet or health routine? If so, how? How do you maintain a healthy regiment? #HAWMC When you have IBD, diet and nutrition are topics that lead to a lot of frustration. We know that … Continue reading

A Daughter for Life #HAWMC Day 5

A Daughter for Life #HAWMC Day 5

April 5th’s #HAWMC Prompt: Breaking News The top story of today is…YOU. Share with your readers your proudest accomplishments in the last 5 years. Don’t be shy, tell us everything!  Side note: I am so behind, I might not do every prompt given. This is the first time I’ve attempted this, and with everything I have … Continue reading

Creature of Habit  #HAWMC Day 4

Creature of Habit #HAWMC Day 4

April 4th #HAWMC Prompt: Creature of Habit: What good habits, (health or otherwise,) do you have? Do you have a routine that you follow every morning? Are there any bad habits you wish you could break? Since working with children and adults with autism and other emotional, behavioral, and psychological illnesses, I have become a huge believer … Continue reading

The Key to Happiness #HAWMC Day 2

The Key to Happiness #HAWMC Day 2

April 2nd’s #HAWMC prompt is: The Key to Happiness. What do you think is the key to happiness? Is it being able to overcome a hard time? Laughter? Maintaining a positive attitude? Tell us what you think and why. I am really struggling with this prompt. I guess it’s because I am the complete opposite of happy. … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #HAWMC Day 1

Wordless Wednesday #HAWMC Day 1

So, I decided to participate in the WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge. I thought this might help me get back into writing consistently on my blog. Basically, WEGO gives you 30 writing prompts for each of the 30 days of April. As you can see, I am already seven days behind, but I will try … Continue reading

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…