Posts Tagged: video

Getting in on the #IBDadvocacytag

I answer five questions about living with and advocating for people affected by inflammatory bowel disease – in a video!

Getting in on the #IBDadvocacytag

I answer five questions about living with and advocating for people affected by inflammatory bowel disease – in a video!

Countdown

Back in December, I learned that I would have to wait at least two months to have my ostomy reversal, and in that time I would have to pass a couple of tests at Mount Sinai Hospital. The first test

Countdown

Back in December, I learned that I would have to wait at least two months to have my ostomy reversal, and in that time I would have to pass a couple of tests at Mount Sinai Hospital. The first test

Good-ish news

Yesterday morning, I sat in the passenger seat as my dad drove me to Mount Sinai Hospital for my pouchogram and subsequent appointment with my surgeon. On the Gardiner Expressway, I watched people in Mercedes coupes and Land Rover SUVs

Good-ish news

Yesterday morning, I sat in the passenger seat as my dad drove me to Mount Sinai Hospital for my pouchogram and subsequent appointment with my surgeon. On the Gardiner Expressway, I watched people in Mercedes coupes and Land Rover SUVs

I’d like to get on with my life now

Last month, I visited my new gastrointestinal specialist, who took over from my old GI who retired last July. My previous GI’s assistant, Dori, remained in the office. Dori has known me since I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

I’d like to get on with my life now

Last month, I visited my new gastrointestinal specialist, who took over from my old GI who retired last July. My previous GI’s assistant, Dori, remained in the office. Dori has known me since I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

An Unexpected Celebration

I don’t like birthdays. Especially my own. When I was a kid, I looked forward to the day because it meant I would receive presents. Now that I have disposable income, I don’t need to wait for my birthday to

An Unexpected Celebration

I don’t like birthdays. Especially my own. When I was a kid, I looked forward to the day because it meant I would receive presents. Now that I have disposable income, I don’t need to wait for my birthday to

Let Me Live that Fantasy

Everyone daydreams from time to time, but when you live a life that you’re not particularly fond of, you tend to daydream on a regular basis. My daydreams usually fall into one of two categories: delusions of playing for Arsenal,

Let Me Live that Fantasy

Everyone daydreams from time to time, but when you live a life that you’re not particularly fond of, you tend to daydream on a regular basis. My daydreams usually fall into one of two categories: delusions of playing for Arsenal,

Solitude

Between 2005 and 2007 I lived alone in a lovely one-bedroom apartment in suburban Halifax. Hardwood floors with carpeting in the bedroom, a great view of the city, a little balcony, a nice landlord, restaurants and shops within walking distance,

Solitude

Between 2005 and 2007 I lived alone in a lovely one-bedroom apartment in suburban Halifax. Hardwood floors with carpeting in the bedroom, a great view of the city, a little balcony, a nice landlord, restaurants and shops within walking distance,