Monthly Archives: May 2011

Napa to Sonoma 1/2 Marathon Conformation

Today I woke up to my conformation email for the 1/2 marathon in Napa Valley California this summer. It’s going to be a great trip to Napa from July 15th-18th. I haven’t been to Napa yet in all my travels and I’ve only heard amazing things from the people I know … Read More

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Climbing with Crohn’s Disease

I wanted to post a video of me climbing a couple of years back from before my ostomy surgery for a few reasons.  This video is personally important to me because at this time in my life I was still battling a severe case of Crohn’s Disease.  I was trying to … Read More

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My First Baseball Game In 2 Years. I’m Beating Crohn’s

The little things in life sometime make the biggest difference. Sometimes with Crohn’s those little things are so far out of your reach. Such things like going to a local park with your dogs, hanging out with friends at a restaurant, or even just going to a movie seems like a … Read More

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Young Crohn’s Advocates of Tomorrow

It’s great to see that even some kids as young as 13 are talking about their Crohn’s Disease. It’s important to get the message out that it’s okay to discuss Inflammatory Bowel Disease. At times I get praised with being a young man that is so open about my Crohn’s Disease … Read More

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Bacteria Found In Yogurt May Alleviate Inflammatory Bowel Disorder

We’ve all read it plenty of times I’m sure and I know that I have posted many articles on the benefits of probiotics can help some people with Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. As more studies are done to see if they truly do benefit these conditions, more studies are finding … Read More

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Celebrating Six Months With My Ostomy

Today on World Crohn’s and Colitis day I would like to share with you how I celebrated 6 months since my surgery for my ileostomy on May 9th. Important dates with regards to an ostomy seem to be celebrated or talked about a lot since I received mine. I’m thinking, since … Read More

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Cooking with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

When I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at age 11 I heard for years that diet wasn’t the cause of Crohn’s. Which I do believe, but then I was told that diet couldn’t help it either. That what I ate didn’t matter, it wouldn’t have any affect on how I felt … Read More

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My Crohn’s Story in a Documentary

I have some very exciting and big news to share with you all. Last week I shot a piece for a website called Health Theater in New York City at Central Park. It was a great experience and we were able to cover a lot of different topics in a very … Read More

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My 1/2 Marathon Training

It’s only 9 weeks away until Napa and I had to take a little bit of time off from training a few weeks ago. I had a problem with a small infection which was holding me back from running and being active. I started feeling better about 2 weeks ago which … Read More

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Sleeping with severe Crohn’s

I haven’t been blogging as much as I usually have in the past recently for many reasons. Life has been a little bit busier then in the recent past as I started to work again and try to get begin the process of getting my feet back underneath me for the … Read More

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