Health · IBD · Uncategorized

IBD – The Emotional Toll

Yes, there can be significant mental health impacts when living with Crohn’s & Colitis.

Faith · Uncategorized

Happy Thanksgiving!

Blessings to you and yours on this Thanksgiving Day!

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

Now What Do I Do?

You thought about it & spoken about it. Time for action?

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

Was It Something I Said?

Our words hold more power than we may think.

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

What Was I Thinking?

Have you ever stopped to think about, what you're thinking about?

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

The Devo Week in Review

This week, in this new devotional series, I shared a few things about myself that you may or may not have known. I share, because I have always heard, (and found) that a problem shared, is a problem cut in half. I share because I believe God would not have allowed me to walk this… Continue reading The Devo Week in Review

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

Spiritual Freedom

I have the “Bible app” (or YouVersion) and today’s verse of the day brought back some young memories. 2 Corinthians 3:17 | YouVersion Back in my teen years, I was pretty uncontrolled. I struggled with severe anxiety and depression so I quit school. It was much easier to not go to school than to deal… Continue reading Spiritual Freedom

Faith · Health · Recovery · Uncategorized

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

Faith · Health · loss · Recovery · Uncategorized

Living the Karah Life – New Devo

I started Journal of a Warrior's Journey in hopes that others might relate to my experiences. I wanted people to know that they weren't alone and that there is hope - even in the darkest of moments. My writing actually started several years ago with a simple email devotional I began, as a way for… Continue reading Living the Karah Life – New Devo

Faith · Health · Uncategorized

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