Chronic Illness · Health · IBD

March is Autoimmune Awareness Month

March is AUTOIMMUNE AWARENESS MONTH. There are MANY (too many 😢) AI disorders/diseases and throughout this month we (many on social media) will be highlighting those as well as where the fight is at to bring more awareness of them, as well as finding causes, cures and research of various treatments. An autoimmune disease, for… Continue reading March is Autoimmune Awareness Month

Chronic Illness · Faith · Health · IBD · ostomy

Ostomy Awareness Day 2022!

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My Warrior Jay & His Journal

Life is always presenting new challenges. Our newest journey is with Jay’s newly found blocked arteries.

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Ripley & Me; New Page

New page on the Journal, "Ripley & Me". Join me as I chronicle ileostomy life (or share this with someone who might be able to relate)

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Instruct Me; Empower Me – Use it All Lord.

Struggles and trials; God will use it all - because nothing is for nothing.

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Joy & Peace to You!

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If You Want Me To

Being a musician, I relate a lot of life to songs. When I’m going through hard times or when I’m going through great times, there always seems to be a song that comes to mind.  When my G.I. system started failing me - specifically my colon - and the sickness spread throughout my body… Continue reading If You Want Me To

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Living the Karah Life – About the New Devo

Kicking off the new devotional, Living the Karah (Blessed) Life.

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World Ostomy Day 2021

Pre-op (2017) // post-op (2020). A total colectomy by two incredible surgeons and the grace of God saved my life. Updated “Ripley’s Day” blog post Today, the UOAA, United Ostomy Association of America, and anyone who can identify, celebrates the miracle that an incredible amount of us live with, called “ostomy”. Many ostomates and advocates… Continue reading World Ostomy Day 2021