Drowning in the Riptide of Depression

Drowning in the Riptide of Depression

JournalingIBD wrote a status update on Facebook the other day. She was expressing her raw emotions about how she has been feeling recently. After receiving such positive feedback, Marisa wrote another post where she explained that she often struggles with whether or not she should share such posts on social media and/or her blog, when what she has to … Continue reading

Hit the “Like” button!

Hit the “Like” button!

I just wanted to write a little note, encouraging anyone subscribed to this blog, to also like the Facebook Page too; if you have a Facebook account. On Facebook, I am able to re-blog great posts from other bloggers not on WordPress. It is also a place where I share funny or inspirational videos and … Continue reading

Invisible Scars, Part 2 #HAWMC Day 13

Invisible Scars, Part 2 #HAWMC Day 13

Day 13 prompt: Perfect Comeback: Tell us about a time when you felt marginalized or stigmatized by someone because of your health condition. Maybe at the time you didn’t speak up, or maybe you did – what did you say or what would you have said to take back control and let them know they were out of line? READ … Continue reading

Invisible Scars, Part 1 #HAWMC Day 13

Invisible Scars, Part 1 #HAWMC Day 13

Day 13 prompt: Perfect Comeback: Tell us about a time when you felt marginalized or stigmatized by someone because of your health condition. Maybe at the time you didn’t speak up, or maybe you did – what did you say or what would you have said to take back control and let them know they were out … Continue reading

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