Memories & The Stuff That Keeps Us Up at Night

I remember when my father brought home our families first computer in the mid 1990's. I was maybe 8 or 9 years-old. The computer was slow, over-sized, ugly, by today's standards, but I was convinced it was God's gift to mankind. It was as if there was some kind of switch that was set off … Continue reading Memories & The Stuff That Keeps Us Up at Night

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Pre-Op Thoughts: Not All Bad…

Just some pre-op thoughts while I wait for an operating room...and my surgeon to sober up. I'm kidding, they probably have a couple OR's open.   You know, Texas has some of the most beautiful nurses...that's not just the Dilaudid talking. I believe, in fact, ACC, UT Texas & Texas State have nursing programs with … Continue reading Pre-Op Thoughts: Not All Bad…

Back Agaainn!

This morning, I woke up to a startling realization: I was back in the hospital.   Yup. Turns out that 20+ admissions since 2007 for incision & drainage of abscess, multiple abscess, fistulotomy's are not the end of the line on this Crohn's crazy train. Not to speak of the two small bowel resections in 2004 and … Continue reading Back Agaainn!

I’m Sharing: Crohn’s Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study

  'I'M SHARING', a new page for Crohn's Anonymous.   This is a page where I repost articles that we like. Enjoy the good read(s). - Crohn's Anonymous admin   By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, have an increased risk for an anxiety … Continue reading I’m Sharing: Crohn’s Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study

Crohn’s Anonymous: Introduction

  ≡          I'd LIKE TO WELCOME YOU TO:                   'CROHN'S ANONYMOUS'  This is 'Crohn's Anonymous'. Better or for worse. We're Crohn's. Crohn's is not us. Hi, I'm CrohnsAnonymous, and I'm a Crohn's-a-holic. Whatever, right? Like many of you, I have quite a story. I've … Continue reading Crohn’s Anonymous: Introduction

My Story: PT. I Dude, Not Cool.

The hospital doctors and nurses ran frantically into and out of the small room I found myself in. I had never seen such organized chaos from my place in the hospital bed. Little did I know it then, but I had just traveled the longest, most expensive 50 miles, by ambulance to the nearest hospital. … Continue reading My Story: PT. I Dude, Not Cool.

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