Hypophosphatasia: What is it?

October 30th is Hypophosphatasia Awareness Day and because I was recently diagnosed with this ultra-rare genetic disease I wanted to write two posts. One to go into detail about the disease using current research, and the second post about my own journey with the disease and diagnosis. Hypophosphatasia: Hypophosphatasia=HPP Alkaline Phosphatase= ALP Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is … Continue reading Hypophosphatasia: What is it?

World IBD Day 2017: Why I am thankful for my IBD

Every year May 19th is World (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) day, a day to recognize and raise awareness for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Indeterminate Colitis which are all inflammatory bowel diseases. For the more than 1.6 million Americans and over 5 million worldwide, every day is world IBD day. Every day we wake up and … Continue reading World IBD Day 2017: Why I am thankful for my IBD