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July 29, 2018

"Being positive" and "accepting one's situation" are often described as necessities for fighting the good fight when in ailing health.  But is that always realistic?  Being positive and accepting something that was never asked for?  For me, acceptance is such a weighte...

March 15, 2018

Working while managing a disability that doesn't take a break between the typical 9 - 5pm work-day is sometimes nerve-wracking.  How will my boss, coworkers, and clients handle situations that require me to put my symptoms first?  Will symptoms hold me back from achiev...

November 11, 2017

My experience managing chronic illness changed forever when I met my first “chronic-friend.”  She was beautiful and confident and looked to be

about my age.  We connected immediately when our paths crossed at my first job out of college.  Within hours of meeting, s...

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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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September 24, 2019

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