Crohn’s End: A Reflective Stream of Slow Medicine

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(Featured the original ”Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine) Greetings my fellow crohnies, friends, and family, I hope you’re having a beautiful Spring! Crohn’s End has been taking a break. We’ve had several new members join us in the past few […]

The Delightful Stay – Yes… I’m out now.

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(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) There were no tubes dangling from me. There was no more “partner.” The next shift nurse would walk in and ask “where is your partner?” She’d be referring to the rack of IV fluids and monitors […]

The Snake

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(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) Before this attack I was free from pain and misery. I was eating well, but not perfectly. I was cycling regularly. I really had a lot of energy. Yes, I had Crohn’s, but what did it […]

The butterfly girl, the gamer guy, and me.

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(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) I met the butterfly girl this week. We have Crohn’s Disease in common. I met her at McKenzie Willamette. She is a young nurse who had been diagnosed when she was eight years old. Her Crohn’s […]