Diagnose One is Here

by Meg on October 25, 2011

 

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Drum roll please….. I have Crohn’s disease(an ongoing disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract). Good times!!

For now, I’m going to start a medication, get a small intestine MRI and blood drawn AGAIN for inflammatory markers as well as stay on a GLUTEN FREE diet!

LIFE IS GOOD!

I came home to share this news with my wonderful  husband who met me at the door with a temperature of 102F! The flu has come to our house – blech! Good thing I got my flu shot at the hospital!

After tucking him in- I made myself a delicious dinner of roasted potatoes and green beans, tuna and boiled egg.

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Does anyone know any good Crohns blogs?

{ 6 comments }

emma October 26, 2011 at 8:38 am

roost is a good site.

Meg October 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm

thanks emma!

Laura October 26, 2011 at 8:44 am

I’m sorry to hear about your diagnosis but if anyone can tackle that condition it’s you. You are so positive – an inspiration!

Meg October 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm

thanks for the love!

Deirdre October 26, 2011 at 2:27 pm

http://www.ccfa.org

I am SOOOOOOOOOOOO sorry to hear this news – it always makes me so sad when I hear this news.

and never ever eat green beans again – they can cause an immediate flare that can send you to the hospital. clearly we need to talk. I’m so sad right now:-(

Meg October 26, 2011 at 2:52 pm

ha! i have a mild/moderate case so for now i can eat green beans. i am looking at what my triggers are though.
I know gluten is one, and maybe corn.
thanks for the help d!

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