PSC Awareness Day 2019: Thank You to the Boy Who Called Me a Superhero

PSC is a rare, autoimmune, non-alcohol-related, progressive liver disease. PSC occurs when the bile ducts inside and outside the liver construct, building up bile within the liver. This leads to liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and eventually, liver failure. There is no cure. The only thing that comes close is getting a liver transplant. Please visit PSC … Continue reading PSC Awareness Day 2019: Thank You to the Boy Who Called Me a Superhero

PSC Awareness Day: How Half of Your Liver Can Save a Life

Happy Sunday, friends! But it’s not just any ordinary Sunday. Today is PSC Awareness Day! What’s PSC? you might ask. Why does it need awareness-spreading? Why is it on your blog about inflammatory bowel disease? Is this the same PSC you mentioned in your last post? Today, I’ll answer all these questions by explaining what … Continue reading PSC Awareness Day: How Half of Your Liver Can Save a Life

Chapter 15: A Ticklish Ultrasound & A Puzzling Liver

: October 18, 2017 : Hi you! You deserve a shout out. That’s right, before we dive into today’s topic, here’s a gargantuan thank you for your patience when I disappeared on an unexpected three-month hiatus! During those months of being extremely ill, stressed with accelerated summer courses, and—near the end of that hiatus—hospitalized, I … Continue reading Chapter 15: A Ticklish Ultrasound & A Puzzling Liver