Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD!

Beyond the Bathroom Awareness for IBD!

Help us raise IBD awareness and show the world that Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis go Beyond the Bathroom.

Never Stay Quiet

Never Stay Quiet

Welcome to the Intense Intestines Foundation website. We want all IBD and ostomy patients to Never Stay Quiet.

This is some of IIF founder Brian Greenberg's story.

John Egan Shares His IBD Story

John Egan Shares His IBD Story

John has skied all over the world with Warren Miller and shared his IBD story with the IIF.

70.3 for IBD

70.3 for IBD

Join the We Will Beat IBD team and challenge yourself to not only cross the finish line but help others with IBD and ostomies.

Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner Sarah Brocker

Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner Sarah Brocker

We are happy to announce Sarah Brocker as the IIF's second Intense Intestines Scholarship winner.

Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn's & Colitis

Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn's & Colitis

This year 20 riders will be joining the We Will Beat IBD team to cycle 40 miles to help others with IBD and ostomies.

Overcoming IBD by Phoenix Magazine
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May 25th, 2016

Brian Greenberg’s story with Crohn’s disease and living with an ostomy is a long one. Even longer than the 70.3 miles he completed in his half Ironman distance triathlon last year. Here is more of Brian’s story with IBD.  

We Will Beat IBD Podcast – Mother’s Day Edition
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May 7th, 2016

This episode of the We Will Beat IBD podcast is a special Mother’s Day edition honoring all the amazing moms out there, that are either overcoming their disease or being caregivers. IIF’s own Brian Greenberg is joined by supermom Amber Tresca of VeryWell.com and supermom Michelle King Marti of the IIF … Read More

We Will Beat IBD Podcast with Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy
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April 11th, 2016

We are happy to bring you episode 2 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. IIF founder Brian Greenberg was honored to have Jessica Grossman of Uncover Ostomy on to discuss what life is really like while living with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and an ostomy. Together Brian and Jessica talk … Read More

10 Serious Fact About Pooping
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April 8th, 2016

While we need to raise serious awareness for inflammatory bowel disease,  but we also need to have a sense of humor and a little fun with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis as well. If we don’t laugh from time to time, IBD wins and we lose. So, did you ever wonder … Read More

Spring Cleaning For Crohn’s & Colitis
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March 21st, 2016

It’s that time of year again, when you’d like to clean out your closet and neaten up the house. The IIF team would love for you to assist us with our Spring Clothing Drive to help patients with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies. CareCycle will donate 20 cents per pound … Read More

How Many Good Hours Are There In A Day For An IBD Patient
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March 19th, 2016

  It was the seventh day since I took my medication for my Crohn’s disease. I’m on a weekly injection of a biologic to keep my IBD at bay. Around the sixth day I start to see symptoms sneak back into my life and the quality of the days seem to get worse by … Read More

Winter 2015 IBD Scholarship Recipients, Jim Grenn & Taryn Laho!
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March 7th, 2016

  The IIF has placed me one step closer in pursuing my goals despite suffering from Crohn’s disease. Since I was 12, I have regularly been visiting a gastroenterologist and have had my fair share of hospital stays. Because of that, I have decided to pursue a career in medicine.  Now … Read More

We Will Beat IBD Podcast Episode 4 – Dating, Relationship and Intimacy with IBD and an Ostomy
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March 3rd, 2016

We are happy to bring you episode 4 of the We Will Beat IBD podcast. If you haven’t listened to an episode yet, this is a great one to start with. Brian Greenberg is joined by Laura Cox who you might know from a Tosh.0 skit a few years back about … Read More

Winter 2015 IBDebt Program Recipients, Caryn Powers & Gina Absher
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February 20th, 2016

I learned about this amazing organization that helps the IBD community. When I followed the IIF on Facebook, it was there that I learned about the IBDebt Program. At the time I had $6,000 in medical bills. IBDebt is a way for the IIF to help people who are struggling to … Read More

8 Ways To Possibly Limit Anxiety When Eating Out
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January 18th, 2016

It’s natural to develop anxiety in a variety of situations with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. You begin to have natural questions that begin with “What if…” and in a short amount of time, that list can grow so much that you end up staying home to avoid difficulties. The problem … Read More