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January 12, 2018

“So tomorrow is the big day. The day I finally have my surgery. I don't know how well I'm going to sleep tonight. I'm not scared but I'm anxious and excited because I've been waiting so long for this moment. I guess I'm at the point of thinking let's just do it so we c...

February 28, 2017

Let's talk numbers today.

47. 77. 30. 107.

What does these mean?

It’s been 47 days since my surgery on January 12th. January 4 I went into the hospital weighing 77 pounds. I came out of the hospital on January 20th weighing 77 pounds. Today, February 28, I weigh 107 pound...

January 30, 2017

*Please note this article contains photos of my incision*

On January 12th, I underwent a Laparoscopic, Open Ileo Colic Resection. Not only was my small bowel resectioned but so was my sigmoid colon. About 40-50cm were removed leaving three areas to be reconnected.

D...

January 6, 2017

Crohn’s disease. What does that even mean? Sure, I could provide a medical definition for you, but, would that be enough? Would you understand what it means then? Would you truly understand what I go through?

I’ve been struggling to find a way to really be open about my...

December 29, 2016

Two weeks from now I will be laying on the operating table under going the procedure I’ve been waiting for since October. In a week from now, I will be sitting in a hospital bed writing about the procedure being a week away.

I am starting to feel over whelmed. It was an...

December 19, 2016

Friday afternoon I got the call of a life time. Sounds it’s exciting, right? For someone who’s been waiting about two months for this call, it absolutely is exciting.

My surgeon’s office called and they’ve finally, officially, selected a time and day for my big day.


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