Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn's & Colitis 2017

Cycling the Big Apple for Crohn's & Colitis 2017

Join the #WeWillBeatIBD team on Sunday, May 7th to ride 40 beautiful miles around New York City for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and ostomies.

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.

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 2017

November 14th, 2016

On Sunday, May 7 2017 the IIF will be riding for the fifth time in the Five Boro Bike Tour around New York City. This ride is for ALL ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile tour goes through all five boroughs of New York … Read More

Brian Greenberg Completes the NYC Marathon with Crohn’s and an Ostomy

November 10th, 2016

IIF Founder and President Brian Greenberg was on a mission this fall. Complete over 100 miles of races to benefit patients with cancer, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. This past Sunday on November 6th, he completed that mission by crossing the finish line of the New York City marathon. His goal … Read More

Living With The IBD Merry-Go-Round

October 27th, 2016

Author: Brian Greenberg Recently, I was walking my dog around a park and saw a group of kids running around a merry-go-round. There were multiple times that everything was going smoothly, kids were running properly, and it was moving fast. Then, there were a few times when the merry-go-round came to … Read More

6 Ways To Stay Positive With Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis
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October 25th, 2016

Author: Brian Greenberg Ever feel like there is nothing you can do in order to reach a better quality of life with your IBD? Does Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis make you feel like there is almost a dark rain cloud that just follows you around and takes all the sunshine … Read More

Row Row Row Your Boat with Crohn’s And Ulcerative Colitis

August 2nd, 2016

Every once in a while you hear something that no only makes complete sense but also blows your mind. Have you ever thought about how the song we all grew up with, actually had a much deeper meaning? Add on the extra statistics and thoughts that Youtube sensation Prince Ea includes … Read More

100 Miles For Cancer, Crohn’s, And Ulcerative Colitis
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June 3rd, 2016

This fall the IIF’s own Brian Greenberg will be taking on yet another challenge despite his Crohn’s disease and ostomy. He’ll be completing a 70.3 half Ironman on October 2nd and then the New York City marathon on November 6th. This adds up to almost 100 miles of races in just … Read More

Overcoming IBD by Phoenix Magazine

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 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

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