My Chronic Illness Doesn’t Define Me (But it Sure Helps)

Welcome back to Part 5 of The Comical Colon’s 5-Year Chronic Illness Anniversary Series! Welcome back to Part 5 of The Comical Colon’s 5-Year Chronic Illness Anniversary Series! This is a blog series where I share the five most significant life lessons that ulcerative colitis has taught me. Click here to read the previous posts … Continue reading My Chronic Illness Doesn’t Define Me (But it Sure Helps)

Why I Don’t Identify with the Phrase, “My Chronic Illness Doesn’t Define Me.”

There’s a phrase I hear quite a lot in the chronic illness community. This proclamation, for many, is one that summons strength, brings comfort, and conjures an inner resilience. And while I understand why this statement cultivates courage in the face of chronic illness, I do not believe these words are true for every individual. … Continue reading Why I Don’t Identify with the Phrase, “My Chronic Illness Doesn’t Define Me.”

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!