Entyvio Dose 9 & Running Update

Entyvio Dose 9 & Running Update A few weeks ago, I had my 9th dose of Entyvio. I’ve made a point of going on Tuesdays because …. I’m a creature of habit, I have my favorite nurse and it’s quiet. And I get all of the good snacks. Wednesdays in this office are not unlike Wednesdays […]

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Entyvio: Dose 6

Entyvio Dose 6 Another rushed morning. I thought an early morning appointment would make things easier for the rest of the day but I was just more groggy than usual. My first thought after looking at my watch to realize I was 10 minutes late walking in, was wow, everyone here today is so young. […]

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Entyvio: Dose 5

Well this one sure snuck up on me! I took a personal day Monday for the first time in my life, so my schedule was already out of whack. But when I got my reminder call on Monday night about an 11:30a appointment the next day, I thought it was for my annual wellness check […]

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Entyvio: Dose 4

Entyvio 4 I have been anticipating my infusion the last few weeks as I felt the Entyvio wear off, my urgency increase and some irritability ensue. I called my infusion center hoping for an earlier appointment and luckily, I was able to get in the morning before. I put it all together that something was […]

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Holistic Healing Attempts: Acupuncture

Acupuncture Like many people, I didn’t know exactly what I should expect with my first acupuncture experience or if I would even like it. Luckily, needles don’t phase me. A few months back I was at a breaking point – searching for some sort of relief through different holistic therapies. While I know it is […]

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Entyvio: Dose 3

Similar to other biologics, the timing between doses of Entyvio gets further and further apart as your body adjusts to it. As your GI tract begins to change, your body is hopefully begins to be able to adequately defend itself. This time, 4 weeks went by between doses… and next time, we wait 8 weeks. […]

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Welcome & Thank You!

Ahhh! It’s here! All my thoughts/research/experiences dealing with Crohn’s Disease over the past ten years as well as the not so serious and fun times I have had along the way, in this little blog! I’m sure many changes will be made along the way and who knows what the success will be, but I […]

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Entyvio Dose 2

Dose 2: After trying a few different biologics in my early 20s, I swore I wouldn’t allow these medications into my body again because of the side effects that I experienced and unknown long term effects it would have on me, namely my ability to have children. While having a child is still not something […]

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