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November 16, 2018

For years, I didn’t think I’d ever tell my kids that their mom has Crohn’s disease.  I had worked so hard for so long to achieve remission... so I was tired of dealing with Crohn's when my first was born.  As a result, I never shared what was going on and often focused...

November 14, 2017

Recently, I wrote an email to my specialist and felt the need to say, “Sorry for rambling!” at the end.  But is this really how I should be feeling after communicating with my doctor? 

I’ve been with this doctor for quite a few years, and yet I still feel the need...

November 7, 2017

A weird thing happened recently.  I had arrived a few minutes late to a packed party and was taking off my coat when the words, “This is the girl with Crohn’s!” were shouted across the busy room.  I hadn’t had a chance to meet the recipient of this information, so my f...

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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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