Posts Tagged: surgery

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

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!

O Canada, Thank You

I’ve taken a lot from this country, and because this country was so willing to give, I now have the chance to contribute to it again.

O Canada, Thank You

I’ve taken a lot from this country, and because this country was so willing to give, I now have the chance to contribute to it again.

Rasheed 3.0 (currently in beta)

At 30 years old, I can divide my life up to this point into three versions. Not every version of myself has been a successful upgrade over the last, and there’s much to do to improve the current one.

Rasheed 3.0 (currently in beta)

At 30 years old, I can divide my life up to this point into three versions. Not every version of myself has been a successful upgrade over the last, and there’s much to do to improve the current one.

CTV National News reports on IBD, stupidity ensues

It’s great when mainstream media outlets cover IBD stories and research findings. But when they do, they rouse a small group of wannabe experts at the ready to spread unsubstantiated misinformation.

CTV National News reports on IBD, stupidity ensues

It’s great when mainstream media outlets cover IBD stories and research findings. But when they do, they rouse a small group of wannabe experts at the ready to spread unsubstantiated misinformation.