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Rayne Mazur Patient Expert

Bellevue, Nebraska
My name is Rayne Mazur. I have had Crohn's disease since adolescence.  Along with the usual digestive problems, fistulas, skin rashes, aches and pains I have also experienced neurological damage, serious vitamin and iron deficiencies and have recently been diagnosed with a Hurthle cell mass... Full Bio
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Slowly Slowing It Down by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health I have read literally thousands of books in my life time.  I devour them, gulping down lines of words and barely pausing to swallow before racing on to the next paragraph. I ... Read on »
Birds on a Branch by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health No worries, I haven't disappeared again, just don't feel well and can't come up with anything to say.  Today I spent some time working with Art Rage and did a digital p ... Read on »
Charlie by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health The heat is atrocious!  And the humidity?  It has gone beyond sultry and into the range of swamp land from hell.  The air is so heavy it hurts to draw a deep breath.   T ... Read on »
Butterfly ~ In Flight by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health I was taking pictures of a pear tree this morning when I saw a butterfly zoom across my lens.  I took a chance and moved the camera to follow it and just kept snapping a ... Read on »
Today's Happy Thing by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Almond scented paisley!  Can it get any better?  I absolutely adore the scent of almonds.  Is it a little too weird that the candle smells so good I just want to nom it ... Read on »
Cupcake Wishes & Doughnut Daydreams by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health The Crohn's has been pretty bad the past few days.  This involves nausea and pain and lots of other fun stuff.  The odd thing is, during these times I don't want to actu ... Read on »
The "Secret" is Out- Chocolate Chip Cookies by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Hello, everyone! First off, I would like to apologize for being a bit of blog hermit... it's been a while since I've blogged regularly, so I'm a kind-of bad with the whol ... Read on »
Feeling Extremely Anxious And Wanting To Hide by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This morning is an anxiety day.  I woke feeling as if something were wrong.  Something was waiting to happen and I needed to stop it before it did.  A kind of mystery thril ... Read on »
Well, Hello There by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Hello, everyone! I suppose you've heard (or read, as the case may be) that I will be taking over "Crunchy Bits" blog. If you haven't... now you know. ! So, this is ... Read on »
There Have Been Changes by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Okay....This is what's happening.  With school and everything else that is going on, not to mention the 'Facebook Ate My Brain' episode, I have decided I needed to consoli ... Read on »
Where it stands now. by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health I am going back to school full time this semester and I will be swamped. I am looking forward to this with great joy and anticipation. I realized during my little me ... Read on »
Unconscious Mutterings: by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health I say ... and you think ... ? Delayed :: Gratification. This is supposed to build character. I'm not so sure about that but I do know that it helps the savings acco ... Read on »
W.I.W.G. Katy Turned 16 by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health On July 27th, my 'baby' turned 16. She had a Murder Mystery Themed party and every one dressed for their parts. They had an Italian themed dinner. Gifts wer ... Read on »
While I Was Gone... Angry Clouds, Dancing Bugs by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health While I was gone I saw angry clouds. Do you see the face? Sometimes dancing bugs would perform for me. Read on »
To Begin With... by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health I found these little guys on cuteoverload.com. I am telling you now that if someone doesn't ship me a half dozen of these little bundles of adorableness I wll die. Just ... Read on »
Tuesday Morning by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health It's a beautiful sunny morning. Every morning I feed peanuts to the squirrels and the birds. If I am late they sit on the deck and wait. The blue jays squawk and complai ... Read on »
A New Month by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Every spring our tiny little yard is full of nesting birds. Each pair carves out its own little territory and then sets to work raising as many babies as they po ... Read on »
I Abide by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Abide, beautiful word, soft word. I abide.  Waiting for the next good day.  The next right time.  Waiting for the Crohn's to back off and give me some peace. I d ... Read on »
Why, Preeti? Why? by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health Preeti, the writer of the fabulous blog Just a Mother of Two has tagged me. Up until this moment I would have described her as charming, artistic, amazingly creative, inte ... Read on »
Feeling Crunchy The Wrong Way by Rayne Mazur Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Digestive Health It wasn't a bad day today, in fact it should have been rated as a good day. But... I've been doing that a lot lately, lots of buts. I feel totally wiped out due to the cop ... Read on »