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Hold it, Friends.

We're all human here. You may remember that we used to have a lot of great content, including some amazing guest stories. Then, we hit a technical bump and lost it. We're slowly working to add it back in - old and new, and we appreciate you stickign with us through it all! Speaking of which, we still want to feature stories like yours: Share Your Story


“It’s Not Helpful When You Say That”

“It’s Not Helpful When You Say That”

“I can totally relate, I once had ” -Anyone who finds out you have an autoimmune disease “At least it’s not&# ...
When Your Cup Is Almost Empty

When Your Cup Is Almost Empty

  “You can’t pour from an empty cup.” – Norm Kelly Whatever lessons we’ve learned about self-care, ...
Gutless, Glamorous, and Going After Awareness

Gutless, Glamorous, and Going After Awareness

American Eagle’s intimates brand, Aerie, has always been a leader in featuring real, unretouched women in their product campaigns. They do ...
Emily’s Clinical Trial Journey

Emily’s Clinical Trial Journey

Emily’s Clinical Trial Journey Emily, like so many Crohn’s patients, has struggled with symptoms on and off for several years. She’s ...
To Talk, or Not To Talk?

To Talk, or Not To Talk?

To talk, or not to talk? That is the question. Okay, so if Shakespeare were here and had Inflammatory Bowel Disease he would totally be ...
I’m Sick-Sick

I’m Sick-Sick

So now that the holiday season has come and gone, the New Year is usually a time when we all reflect on the previous year and think about ...
Along the Journey of Crohn’s

Along the Journey of Crohn’s

I don’t know where to begin. It has been suggested to me many times that I write down the story of my journey through college, getting a ...
Colonoscopy is Not a Dirty Word – Tips for the Prep

Colonoscopy is Not a Dirty Word – Tips for the Prep

Oh, so you’re getting a colonoscopy? It’s not so bad. Whether it’s your first or your tenth, I think we can all agree that it’s better ...

10 Gift Ideas for Crohn’s and Colitis Patients

What  gifts do you get your friends who have Crohn’s or Colitis? The holidays are coming up, and we’ve got some awesome ideas that will ...
What I Want You To Know

What I Want You To Know

What I Want You To Know about Crohn’s and Colitis To all the caregivers, bosses, classmates, and friends. To all the boyfriends and ...