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Crohn's and colitis flares...

Do you have a quotation, motto, mantra, or scripture that gets you through a flare-up?

  1. Your body hears EVERYTHING your mind says.

    If there is an issue with the body, the mind is trying to tell you something. Listen to it. They way to listen to it is to write everything down that is bothering you. This solves 2 problems. First it forces you to see what your subconscious is focused on. Second it is cathartic.

    You are forcing yourself to address what is really bothering you by writing it down. When you see it in writing it doesnt appear as bad. You are acknowledging it and that is the first step to resolving it.

    I also suggest creating a daily affirmation that you can listen to every day. Train, or reprogram your subconscious mind .

    1. Love this! Great tip to write things down. Thanks for sharing!

      Hugs, Elizabeth (team member)

    2. Thank you for being so supportive on this forum. This is a condition that can resolved....when the subconscious mind is reprogrammed...anything is possible.

  2. “This flare is not my fault.” The shame spiral is real!

    1. Yes! Love that reminder, .. thank you for sharing ! - Pam (team member)

  3. Jesus, I trust you. Take care of everything.

    1. Love this! Thank you for sharing. -Elizabeth (team member)

  4. "Scars are just tattoos with better stories" has been my mantra for 30 years now

    1. Hi . My wife, Kelly, due to juvenile idiopathic arthritis, had both knees and hips replaced as a teen, a shoulder replacement, and several other surgeries. She had never heard this before and loves it - thanks. Best, Richard (Team Member)

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