10 Things To Do On Bed Rest
Being on bedrest is never fun. It can be long, dreary and time consuming. With ulcerative colitis, we can find ourselves on bedrest for various reasons. Whether it’s a bad flare that just won’t allow us to be physically active, or a procedure or surgery that has us out of whack.
These are a few things I thought of to make bedrest a little more tolerable:
- Start A Blog – I started my very first blog after getting my colon removed back in 2014. Blogging has opened so many doors and brought so many amazing opportunities and people into my life. Whether you choose to blog about your condition or just life in general, blogging can be a great way to release your innermost thoughts and frustrations in a
productive and positive way.
- Read A Blog – What else would come next? If you find yourself bored at home with nothing to do, find a new blog to dive into! After getting my colon removed, Amber of Colitis Ninja reached out to me (after running across my blog and my story). I found her website so informative and empowering. Whether it’s from another IBD patient or focused on something entirely different, reading blogs can help to normalize your experiences and help you feel more connected to the world.
looking for story submissions. If you’re looking to get some things off of your chest, or just connect with people who understand, writing for larger sites is certainly a way to connect and get involved.
What is your comfort level disclosing your IBD to your employer?