Tag Archives: IC Awareness

The Flare Before Christmas…

Hello Friends! Just before Christmas we had an awful cold snap. I remember waking up that morning feeling incredibly stiff and dejected. I knew what was coming. It’s much easier to see the signs when you have been through something … Continue reading

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Cystoscopy and Laparoscopy: Pre and Post Surgery Thoughts

Hi guys! I’m finally blogging again! Post surgery was tough, but I’m getting stronger every day. I have an appointment with my Urologist on Wednesday and an appointment with my gynecologist next month. They should be able to explain things … Continue reading

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Interstitial Cystitis Dietary Guidelines

Hello Friends! Since the month of September is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month, I thought that I would spend the next four Mondays sharing posts that are relevant to Interstitial Cystitis. (You can find even more information on our IG account … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (August edition)

Hello Friends! It’s time for another edition of The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly! The good news is that my list of good is so much bigger than the bad and ugly. I think that doing something like this … Continue reading

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IC has changed my mindset, but I’m still me.

Hello all! Next month, is Interstitial Cystitis Awareness Month and it has me thinking about how much this diagnosis has touched my life. Many things have changed—not just the fact that I take medication and am on a more limited … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: IC…What now?

Hello Friends! Before you begin reading this post, you may wish to check out this one first! 🙂 In that post, I discussed signs and symptoms for Interstitial Cystitis (IC) and how to get a diagnosis. Today I want to … Continue reading

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Do I have Interstitial Cystitis?

Hello everyone! Ever since my diagnosis, it has been my desire to raise awareness for Interstitial Cystitis. This disease is incredibly difficult to diagnose. (It can take years! It was around 2 1/2 years for me.) If I can help … Continue reading

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My Pitcher is Empty, but it will NOT go Dry!

Hello all! Yesterday, marked a huge step in my IC journey. It took me a little over two years to be diagnosed. (I was diagnosed in February of this year.) Since February, I have been treating my IC symptoms with … Continue reading

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TN Trip! (Pt. 1)

Hi guys! I’m currently waiting on the nurse at my gynecologist’s office to return my call. It’s been a rough couple of days. I’ve been flaring all weekend (IC talk for bladder pain and tight muscles all weekend. :'( ) … Continue reading

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