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Tag: Chronic Disease

Song: Corona Corona (COVID-19) by Derek Hanlon

Enjoy the indie COVID-19 influenced song "Corona Corona" by Derek Hanlon. A lot has changed in my community since the Province of Ontario declared a Declaration of Emergency on March 17,...

Survey: Diabetes and IBD (Crohn’s Disease & Colitis)

Do you have diabetes and an IBD such as Crohn's Disease or Colitis? Me too (read my story here)! I was curious about how systemic the combination of the two...

Review: My first thoughts about FreeStyle Libre (Canada)?

Welcome to my review of the new Abbott FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor. This page will be my personal account of using the Libre to manage my insulin dependent Type...

Diabetes and Crohn’s Disease | An Overview

Being diagnosed with one chronic disease is not necessarily enough. Here is my story about being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in addition to my Crohn's disease and how...

Drawing a Short Straw in Life: Fighting Back against Chronic Disease

We all have a short straw in life or at least something we consider our short straw. You know, an aspect in our lives - a missed promotion, our health,...

The infamous question of "Why?"

Asking "why?" makes us think! Originating from Old English hwī, hwȳ 'by what cause', instrumental case of hwæt 'what', of Germanic origin, the Oxford Dictionary...

Prepping for a Colonoscopy? A step by step chronology

Worried about having a colonoscopy? I took the time to recount my colonoscopy procedure.  Prepping my body, medications, eating, how I felt, and the procedure itself.  Give it a read and you...

What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis, or UC, is more localized in nature than Crohn’s disease (CD). Typically, the disease affects the colon (large bowel) including the rectum and anus, and only invades the inner lining...
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A foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn's Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.