ulcerative colitis

Artful Healing: How Watercolor Painting is Helping Me Cope with Health Struggles

During life’s trials and tribulations, we often seek solace and strength in unexpected places. For me, the world of watercolor painting has become a haven of healing and renewal during my ongoing health struggles. Watercolor painting helps me deal with my emotions and the reality of my upcoming bowel surgery. It is a follow-up to […]

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Read an Ebook Week is Here! Catch All of My Books on Sale!

It’s Read an Ebook Week, a week that encourages readers to pick up the digital device of their choice and download a new book to read. For this week only, all my books are 50% off on Smashwords! If you wouldn’t mind taking part in promoting this celebration of Ebooks and reading, please feel free

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New Title, New Cover for Ulcerative Colitis Book

My book “Danger Zones, Underpants Dances, and Colon Funerals: Poems and Illustrations on My Life with Ulcerative Colitis” has been updated to this new title. “Capturing Colitis: Poems and Illustrations on My Life with Ulcerative Colitis” contains the same content, just in a new package! This new title works much better for the book on

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Gift Guide for Danger Zones, Underpants Dances, and Colon Funerals

Today I am featuring another one of my books with a few gift ideas for your gift recipient this Christmas! Danger Zones, Underpants Dances, and Colon Funerals: Poems and Illustrations on My Life with Ulcerative Colitis is the story of my journey with ulcerative colitis and surgery to remove my colon. It features some funny

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How I Said Goodbye to My Colon with an Imaginative Funeral

When I was younger, I remember having little funerals for my goldfish that would occasionally die. I would have a toilet-side service with the fish scooper-upper and wipe a few tears as I said goodbye before the big flush. Fast forward years later and I never thought I would be imagining holding a funeral for

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“Laugh About It!” Journal Prompts to Help You Laugh About Chronic Illness

In celebration of my new book, Danger Zones, Underpants Dances, and Colon Funerals: Poems and Illustrations on My Life with Ulcerative Colitis, I am offering a FREE PDF download of “Laugh About It!” Journal Prompts when you sign up for my monthly newsletter, Susan’s SideNotes. I created ten humorous journal prompts to help remind you

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My First Ostomy Awareness Day & New Book Release

My Ostomy Today marks my first Ostomy Awareness Day. I’m walking a Virtual 5k (or close to it!) with the United Ostomy Association of America. To be honest, I really had no idea what ostomies were all about until it was time for my surgery to remove my colon. I have an ileostomy which means

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Available for Pre Order – Danger Zones, Underpants Dances, and Colon Funerals

The eBook version of my ulcerative colitis journey is now available for Pre-Order on Amazon. This eBook also has a limited-time discounted price of only $2.99. It will be released on October 1st along with the paperback version. My personal story weaves through the book of humorous poems and illustrations I created throughout the course

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