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Flare Number 2

Well, I've had Crohn's for about 10 years now. I spent the first 7 trying to get the first flare into remission. I've had two years of relatively symptom free life.

I've been a bit rough over the last few weeks, so went for a blood test to get the ol' inflammatory markers checked.

ESR (ref range 2-10) is at 30 and CRP (ref range 0-7) is at 60!!!

I'm really not too well, but mostly I'm just pissed off that I've got another fight on my hands, and I'm pretty sure I won't be able to avoid surgery this time.

*sigh* oh well. Thats life for ya.