Colonoscopy & Endoscopy: Far from horrifying

Last Thursday was my first colonoscopy and endoscopy and it really wasn’t as bad as I was expecting. I was imagining it to be horrifying based on what people told me about the process of cleaning your bowel before the procedure. I’d also had minor scopes done before without any pain relief and it was extremely uncomfortable.

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My biggest problem: prioritizing my career over health

Deep down, I know I really should take the 30 days off to get healthy and it’s sad that I put my career first. Even as I write this, I don’t know if I’m going to take the time I know I need. Part of me wants to prove I can do it all but who am I trying to impress? It’s only me who truly knows the pain and struggle I’m going through.

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Food as medicine

The universe works in mysterious ways, though. While waiting for my Postmates order Wednesday, I was searching Amazon for a food competition show and one of the options that came up (because I only searched “Food”) was Food As Medicine which immediately caught my attention. It’s a documentary about the use of food to heal chronic illness and disease. Not even 30 minutes in, I sent a text to my sister and step-mom to check it out.

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