Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Crohn's Dilemma

So I know I have been talking a lot about the fertility stuff lately and not much else. So i figured I would write a little about Crohn's today.

So the Crohn's Dilemma is what I call the fear of going out into unknown situations. The first thing I look for whenever I go anywhere is the nearest bathroom. You never know when you are going to have to race to the bathroom when you have Crohn's. So it can be a little scary when you are going to do something that you don't know when or where there will be a bathroom. This a big reason why I don't hike. Well that and I don't like hiking.

However sometimes the dilemma will strike out of no where in a very familiar place. For instance this morning I went grocery shopping to the same store I always go shopping. Right when I was rounding the corner into the dairy aisle it hit. Cramping, feeling a little feverish, the undeniable need to run to the nearest bathroom. But what do I do with my full cart of groceries, including tons of frozen veggies. Thankfully the feeling passed after a minute of standing there debating. But it hit again in the check out line. I was lucky and held it till I got home. I grabbed the milk and frozen food and raced for the door. Threw everything on the counter, let the dogs out and ran for the bathroom. I was really doubting I would make it, but crisis averted, I made it.

1 comment:

  1. No fun.....I have the opposite problem with my Crohn's....I never need a bathroom! Glad you made it home in time!