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December 4, 2017

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It was a beautiful, hazy day in August when I was formally diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. From over the phone, the doctor’s words seemed in such stark contrast to my surroundings that I had trouble digesting the...

October 24, 2017

Symptoms can manifest slowly.  Or, they can rear their ugly head with a shocking strength that would throw even the most steady-footed individuals into a spiral that feels unending.  I remember quite vividly what I’ve dubbed as “the last morning of normalcy” (Or rather...

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For nearly a decade, I've managed life with Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) of the digestive tract. As a young woman, symptoms appeared one day, and they wouldn't be tamed for years.  While the disease hasn't stopped me from living my life, its appearance has altered my course; sometimes for better, sometimes for worse. I'm passionate about sharing my experience to support others.  

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