Category Archives: Ulcerative Colitis

J-pouch 3rd anniversary

My third year with a J-pouch was marked by flux, but through all the changes, my pouch provided stability, and in doing so, let me adapt to new situations, new challenges, and new opportunities.

J-pouch 3rd anniversary

My third year with a J-pouch was marked by flux, but through all the changes, my pouch provided stability, and in doing so, let me adapt to new situations, new challenges, and new opportunities.

The better side of the internet

If you find a way to cut through the worst of the internet, you just might find the best of people.

The better side of the internet

If you find a way to cut through the worst of the internet, you just might find the best of people.

Dedication

Volunteering for a cause that’s close to you means putting in hours of work for months on end for zero money. But there is a payoff.

Dedication

Volunteering for a cause that’s close to you means putting in hours of work for months on end for zero money. But there is a payoff.

Say when

When you live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you reach breaking points. But you keep going. Today, on World IBD Day, it’s important to recognize all that so many have had to endure.

Say when

When you live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you reach breaking points. But you keep going. Today, on World IBD Day, it’s important to recognize all that so many have had to endure.

Two years with a J-pouch

If you’ve ever wondered what life with a pelvic pouch is like, I think you’ll find some answers in here. Also, I’ve made it to two years with my J-pouch! Yay!

Two years with a J-pouch

If you’ve ever wondered what life with a pelvic pouch is like, I think you’ll find some answers in here. Also, I’ve made it to two years with my J-pouch! Yay!

Lest I forget

I’ve made some discernible progress since ulcerative colitis claimed my colon, but just because I have a normal-ish life again, doesn’t mean IBD isn’t still a rampaging beast.

Lest I forget

I’ve made some discernible progress since ulcerative colitis claimed my colon, but just because I have a normal-ish life again, doesn’t mean IBD isn’t still a rampaging beast.

This is not the Rasheed you’re looking for

To maintain a reputation of being nice, and to continually please other people, I’ve hidden so much of my true self. And it’s making me miserable.

This is not the Rasheed you’re looking for

To maintain a reputation of being nice, and to continually please other people, I’ve hidden so much of my true self. And it’s making me miserable.