Chances are, if your reading this, you know I started this blog as a place to talk about my journey with ulcerative colitis & other autoimmune diseases. I try to go along my journey with grace & humor, hence my name SparkleWithUC. There are, however, days that make you reflect on your journey & revisit… Continue reading 5 Years & Counting (I Wish Not)
After 3 weeks of waiting on my insurance company to complete some stupid new pre-authorization for a medicine that I have been on for a year & a half (grrrrrrr), my infusion day has arrived! I know there's red tape everywhere but why does insurance have to cause delays that affect my gut? Shouldn't they… Continue reading #12
How did you do? Last weeks workout was pretty intense and not very time conducive to this busy momma. So, it was back to the drawing board for another workout that is more my speed. But first, pull out those tape measures and see if you lost any inches. Yay for you if you did!!!! If you… Continue reading Did you survive?
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Today is not so much about Entivyo infusion #11 going in but about the small successes in my health. My blood dr showed me the various different iron reports that I've had since July 2016. I started with a 72 & it has steadily increased since my 2 Injectifer iron infusions last July. My current… Continue reading #11
I love mashed potatoes! It is a southern staple at the dinner table, especially when your main course is fried! I don't fry often but when I do, I throw some kind of potatoes with it. So on this particular day, I actually found a recipe in The Quiet Gut cookbook that would get… Continue reading Bacon Mashed Potatoes
Gotta Do Something... Everyone has pesky little problems that pop up now & again. You'd be lying if you said you didn't. I'm assuming my current problem is coming from my system getting back into balance after five years of just being in overdrive survival mode! So my current problem is not something I typically… Continue reading Keep Calm & Embrace Change