I’ve had people question me on how I muster up the courage to talk about my condition so much. I’ve had patients thank me for the work I do and my advocacy efforts because they personally don’t want to share their own experiences. – For whatever reason, more than likely fear of judgement or embarrassment… Keep Reading
Archives for August 2017
This person and I had what I call a fire and ice love. It was so passionate. He told me he loved me every day, just about every hour. I always knew exactly how he felt. During the day I made sure to give him a kiss or hug and send him his morning “I love you” text once I arrived to work.
July 13th, 2017: Welcome back! I haven’t done an IBD post lately so I figured I may as well share! If you want to see more of my IBD posts I do have a weekly column on IBD News Today where I share certain things. I also am a contributor to CrohnsDisease.com. My IBD journey… Keep Reading
My name is Shawntel Bethea and I am an adult who suffers from atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as atopic eczema. Like most, I was diagnosed as a child; also like most, my family was told, by physicians, I would likely grow out of it. They were only partially correct. Trying this cream and that lotion… Keep Reading
Dear Mom, Today is August 9th, and tomorrow will be your 45th birthday! For other families I’m sure these are happy moments, for me it’s pretty sad. You don’t know tomorrow is your birthday. You probably don’t even know what year it is. I miss you, I miss late night taco runs with you. I… Keep Reading