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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Travels to Charleston

I’m in the plane back from Charleston (for those of you living in Chicago, it’s such a quick flight – only an hour and half) and I am dying to see Henry. We were lucky enough to have one of my best friends stay with him all weekend, which really helped ease the anxiety I […]

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“I expected the Rocky Mountains to be a little rockier than this …”

Travel Recap: Denver, Colorado Repeat: Why can I not vacation forever?! I love a good trip, more than ever lately. I want to say Denver ‘didn’t disappoint’ but unfortunately the weather didn’t cooperate, however, we made the best of it and if that is the worst that Colorado really gets … sign me up! Day […]

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[Friday Feels]

After looking through all these beautiful Colorado pictures and recapping the trip (I’ll post more next week because I think I am Jimmy Chin and took about 500 pics), Denver has me thinking more and more about making moves to a more relaxed lifestyle. Not sure where that is or what it even means, but […]

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Prepping for the Peaks

All of a sudden, the vacation we booked two months ago is almost here and the hyper-organized side of me is out in full swing! I am SO excited to get out to the mountains, do some hiking/biking, see some friends, and relax. While we’re leaving record high 90 degree summer temps in Chicago for […]

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Oatmeal (Cray)sin Protein Balls

Ah! It is finally a much anticipated longggg weekend! Who is traveling over the next few days? My gang is! Road trips are quite frequent in our lives lately, the hardest part of which is … what do we eat? Sitting that still while staying awake is already hard enough for me, but when I […]

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Guest Post! Alex Milanoski: Me, Kate, & Crohn’s – Travel Edition

Meet Alex! Partner, Editor (of my posts), Landscape Architect, Sailor, Yogi, Hiker, Rock-Climber, ‘Try Anything Once’ Free Spirit, Expert Traveler, and Amazing Friend. If you know Alex, you know he loves an adventure, which makes dating someone with my health limitations a bit challenging at times; and while traveling with anyone can be a gamble, Alex […]

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Mas Toñas! Nicaragua Pt. 2

Nicaragua Part 2:  Onto the fun part – the breakdown of our travels through Nicaragua! I was surprised to learn what a quick trip it was when we were booking it. It took about as long as flying from Newark to San Diego, and we had a layover! (Chicago – Miami – Managua) Although I […]

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Traveling with Crohn’s: Nicaragua Pt. 1

Nicaragua, te amo! Over the past few years I have been feeling the need to make a change and do more to address my condition, but often times these feelings have been drowned out by school, work, and responsibilities. It is a constant struggle and challenge for me to mindfully take a step back from […]

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