Health · IBD · Uncategorized

Test Your IBD Knowledge!

How well do you know IBD? Take this short quiz to find out!

IBD · Uncategorized

IBD Aware Wk – Day 2 (Misconceptions)

Misconceptions are common place with IBD. Today, we look at those in the community.

Health · IBD · Uncategorized

Fast Facts – IBD

https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/

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IBD Awareness Week 2021

December 1-7 is Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s awareness week.

Faith · Health · Recovery · Uncategorized

If You Want Me To

Being a musician, I relate a lot of life to songs. When I’m going through hard times or when I’m going through great times, there always seems to be a song that comes to mind.  When my G.I. system started failing me - specifically my colon - and the sickness spread throughout my body… Continue reading If You Want Me To

Faith · Health · Uncategorized

World Ostomy Day 2021

Pre-op (2017) // post-op (2020). A total colectomy by two incredible surgeons and the grace of God saved my life. Updated “Ripley’s Day” blog post Today, the UOAA, United Ostomy Association of America, and anyone who can identify, celebrates the miracle that an incredible amount of us live with, called “ostomy”. Many ostomates and advocates… Continue reading World Ostomy Day 2021

camping · Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

A Change of Scenery

I know it's an understatement but its been one doosey of a year, am I right? I mean, not just for me, my family, extended family, community, state, and country - but the entire world. It’s not “over” yet, but I do see that we are slowly coming out of their isolation chambers and back… Continue reading A Change of Scenery