Health · IBD · Uncategorized

IBD Diagnosis Requires Supportive Loved Ones

Support is crucial for an IBD patient.

Health · IBD · Uncategorized

IBD – The Emotional Toll

Yes, there can be significant mental health impacts when living with Crohn’s & Colitis.

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/

Health · IBD · Uncategorized

IBD Awareness Week 2021

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

Faith · Recovery · Uncategorized

Was It Something I Said?

Our words hold more power than we may think.

dogs · Uncategorized

Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾

I am a proud doggie momma and I don’t care who knows it! Actually, I do care, because I’m sharing our experiences in hopes others will find hope and encouragement from our journey 🙂. That line just sounded like it belonged but I digress… MY GIRL LIBBY!! She is doing SO well in her therapies!… Continue reading Talking ‘Bout My Girl 🐾

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

Faith · loss · Nation · Uncategorized

Where Were You?

8:46 a.m. September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago. I remember like it was yesterday. Where were you when airplanes were turned into flying bombs over the United States? I have a friend that was in New York City. I didn't lose anyone close to me, but proximity (geographically) wise, I wasn't that far away. I… Continue reading Where Were You?