It wasn’t until Ann said, “Oh my gosh, Lauren! I didn’t think about how far away from the bathrooms we are. Are you okay?” that I even realized that I had no idea where they were — and I didn’t care.
I know it sounds small, but when your life has revolved around bathrooms for nearly a decade, this is huge. It made me realize just how lucky I am to have found a great doctor, the right balance of medications, and be in remission… finally. It’s a far cry from where I was at this time last year , that’s for sure.
When you live with chronic illness, it’s easy to be constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop. While I’m pretty positive and tend to look on the bright side, I’m still usually aware that remission doesn’t last forever. Completely forgetting about Crohn’s while out for a run?
This is huge, you guys.
Have you ever surprised yourself in a good way?