Phew! I've been MIA for a while! Nursing school was kicking my butt! Thankfully I have survived my first semester of nursing (with an A) and am enjoying my summer break, and finally have time to update everyone! I was doing really well up until the last week or so of school. I started getting … Continue reading A Bump In The Road (update)
Boy did I learn a lesson in self care last night! Yesterday was my first day of clinical in the hospital. I was very excited and nervous. The day went well, however I was so sidetracked with following nurses and trying to learn everything and anything, that I did not eat at all during the … Continue reading Lesson Learned!
Wow guys! It's been over a month since I posted! Nursing school has been keeping me busier than I expected! (and I expected to be busy!) But so far everything is going great! I got an A on my first test, and have test number 2 coming up in a couple weeks. I start clinicals in … Continue reading Exciting News!!(and scope pictures!)
OK, lets see whats new lately?! Well, most of you who know me already know that I have been accepted into nursing school!! LITERALLY my dream!! I have waited for so long, and persevered through so much to get to this point! I start on the 22nd!! So close! Id be lying if I said I … Continue reading Life Update!
It's Crohn's and colitis awareness week!! I've been trying to figure out what to write about for awareness week and I guess what's gonna happen is I'm going to write about a little bit of everything!! First off, I'd like to thank ALL of my supporters for reading and following my blog. I know I … Continue reading AWARENESS WEEK!!
OK, so I cant believe I didn't write about this sooner, but I was featured on one of the UCSF Facebook pages!!! they contacted me after my more recent surgeries and wanted to use me as a success story! I of course said yes, sent in some pictures and talked to a representative on the … Continue reading UCSF Success Story Post!!
I want to talk about anxiety in this post. There is so much shame and stigma attached to anxiety. I started really having issues with anxiety a few years ago. It comes and goes, and is mostly related to my medical issues. I HATE going into the ER because it reminds me of the times … Continue reading Anxiety
Exactly one year ago today was the scariest day of my entire life. On this day last year, I almost lost my life. My bowel had perforated and was leaking stool and air into my abdominal cavity. It was seriously the most pain I have ever been in in my entire life!! After finding out … Continue reading A Year Ago Today…
I've been watching a show on Netflix called “Afflicted”. The show follows 9 different people who have come down with very unusual illnesses and their journey of finding wellness. I was watching the last episode today and one of the guys said that he was thankful for getting sick because it opened up his eyes to … Continue reading Appreciate the little things!
Hey all, phew!! its been quite a while since I have posted hasn't it?! Well, thankfully I haven't posted lately because I have been busy at the ranch working like a healthy person!! That is what I want to talk about in this post, how I can work at the ranch, sometimes 10 hours a … Continue reading Daily Maintenance With Crohn’s