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Crohn’s With a Side of Weirdo

A little while ago I saw on my Facebook newsfeed that my mom was attending her high school reunion. "Wait" - I thought. "Are these still a thing?" - I thought more. "It's been more than 10 years since I graduated from my elementary school.. did we have a reunion?" And if...

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I am Fine.

"Fine." By definition, the word means "in a satisfactory manner," or, you know, that everything is OK. We say it often. When someone, for instance, asks how we are. "Oh, I'm fine." But what does the word "fine" really mean? Many of you reading this might already be thinking - wait, fine does not...

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I Don’t Remember How to be Sick

I finally decided to go to the doctor. After my mom called me out for my blog post last week, after my boyfriend bugged me enough, and after being on clear fluids and having pain for 3 weeks, it was time. Yesterday afternoon, I emailed my GI...

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UO NYE 2015
New Year’s Time Machine

What if we all just stopped thinking about New Year's as the start of a new year, but started thinking about New Years as the rewind button for the last. Ok, hear me out.. Barring major life events like graduating university, getting married, having kids, etc., we live...

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Sunshine, Relaxation, Freedom.

Sunshine. Warmth. Relaxation. Not having to talk to anyone for an entire week. Vacation. A little over a week ago, my boyfriend and I disappeared to an all-inclusive resort in sunny Mexico. While the trip itself ended up being absolutely wonderful, it was not without its stresses. Despite being...

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Positive Ostomy Awareness is a Cause to be Recognized

Ahh, awards. A chance to get excited and cross your fingers and hope that you're going to be recognized for working hard on something you are passionate about. While winning is always fun, it really is true that being nominated is just as exciting. Especially, when...

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Life and Times with No Immune System

Last week was an insane crazy awesome week. On Thursday night, my mom and I drove up to London Ontario so that, the next day, we could watch my little brother graduate from Ivey at Western University. That night, we arrived in the city around 9:30pm, went...

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5 Years and a Long Awaited Milestone

5 years ago, today (Oct 3), I was sitting on the floor at the front door of my university apartment with my computer on my lap. I don't remember much of that moment, but in a daze of necessary hurry, I dropped everything and opened up my...

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The Quarter of a Century Birthday.

I've made it. I've survived what life has thrown at me. For 25 years. Woo. I used to love birthdays - when I was a small kid. I mean, why wouldn't you? Cake, presents, clowns, the whole rigamarole. The best. Then I hated birthdays. Right as school started, no one was around to...

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