March is AUTOIMMUNE AWARENESS MONTH. There are MANY (too many 😢) AI disorders/diseases and throughout this month we (many on social media) will be highlighting those as well as where the fight is at to bring more awareness of them, as well as finding causes, cures and research of various treatments. An autoimmune disease, for… Continue reading March is Autoimmune Awareness Month
Ostomy Awareness Day 2022!
IBD Aware: The Value of Friendships
Friends - 2 and 4 legged - are also vital in an IBDer’s support system.
IBD – The Emotional Toll
Yes, there can be significant mental health impacts when living with Crohn’s & Colitis.
IBD Aware Wk – Day 2 (Misconceptions)
Misconceptions are common place with IBD. Today, we look at those in the community.
Fast Facts – IBD
IBD Awareness Week 2021
December 1-7 is Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s awareness week.
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
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