Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

My Foster Bag Wants to be Adopted

Thursday, September 2, 2010 9:36 8 Comments

Yup, its true, my “foster” bag wants a permanent home, it wants to be adopted. It seems like its doing everything it can to make a lovely home on my belly. Here’s the scoop. The last time I blogged I was getting ready to have the first leak fixed back in February. I went into […]

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Relationships & Chronic Illness

Monday, March 9, 2009 6:39 4 Comments

The NYTimes publishes articles about “Modern Love” that I often finding touching and interesting take on what relationships are about. I just read this article that is written by a man whose wife became a paraplegic in a car accident. It’s a wonderful story and I think it’s relevant here for two reasons: 1) it’s […]

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Love & A J-Pouch…And Crohn’s…

Thursday, February 5, 2009 18:51 11 Comments

At the risk of becoming an obsessive J-pouch.net poster, I have another blog-a-de-blog-blog.  I am often on the Jpouch.org board answering queries, and one that seems to come up a lot is, “How do I tell a new partner/person I’m dating/etc. about my ostomy/disease/J-pouch?” My answer is always the same, and always involves the most […]

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Devastating news….

Saturday, January 24, 2009 10:37 5 Comments

I just received bad news. My partner of over 2 years, just told me this weekend that our relationship was no longer working out for him. It took me by total surprise because he is such an affectionate person, I never doubted his love for me. And he was a huge part of the reason […]

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Sex and Intimacy

Thursday, July 3, 2008 16:49 2 Comments

Sex and Intimacy, Guide for Men and the people who love them Webcast Oh, the tricky part of chronic disease. And the part we don”t nearly talk about enough, sex and intimacy.  I found the above webcast from male living with Crohn”s to be a honest, humorous discussion about his body image, disease, and his sex […]

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