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Chapter 6: 7 Prednisone Side Effects & How to Overcome Them

: Starting October 2014 : Happy Thursday everyone! I hope your week’s been going well! How many of you guys have taken Prednisone? Kind of a love-hate relationship isn’t it? Oh yeah, big time. For me—at least when I first started it in September 2014—my colon adored this steroid. My intestines loved the way Prednisone … Continue reading Chapter 6: 7 Prednisone Side Effects & How to Overcome Them

Chapter 4: The Pill Box – Keeping Track of All Your Medications

: Starting November 2014 : For six weeks after my colonoscopy and MRE, my unknown path of waiting for a diagnosis felt like a bridge: narrow, gridlocked, lonely. Forty-odd days of waiting. A month and half of worrying and hoping and worrying some more. I occupied myself by focusing on studying. I decided to fully … Continue reading Chapter 4: The Pill Box – Keeping Track of All Your Medications

Chapter 1: My Organ’s Origin Story – An Overview

Ah, August of 2014. The summer I transferred to William Jessup University—a small, humble school on the outskirts of Rocklin, California. I had always dreamt of attending a large university after my two years at a cramped and overcrowded community college—someplace where I could continue to appease my inner introvert and hide camouflaged amongst the masses… Continue reading Chapter 1: My Organ’s Origin Story – An Overview

Welcome to My New Blog: The Comical Colon!

Why, hello there, and welcome! Thank you for taking some time out of your busy day to check out what The Comical Colon’s all about! Chances are, you or your loved one has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. After maybe thinking what the heck is that!? you’re now on your journey to getting symptoms under control and entering—and staying in—remission… Continue reading Welcome to My New Blog: The Comical Colon!