Monthly Archives: July 2011

1/2 Marathon Trip Part 3 (Meeting Great People For A Great Cause)

Once I committed to going on this adventure for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America I was told by my good friend Valerie (who ran the race last year) that one of the best parts of the trip will be the amazing people I would be meeting. She spoke the … Read More

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1/2 Marathon Trip Part 2 (Going Swimming With My Ostomy For The First Time)

When I went into surgery on November 9th, 2010, I knew that receiving an Ileostomy would be an adventure. I would have ups and downs along the way, and all though it would make my life more enjoyable, I knew that it would come with challenges too. Things have actually been … Read More

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1/2 Marathon Trip Part 1 (Flying with an Ostomy and Getting a Body Scan)

With the luck that Crohn’s has given me, would it be any surprise that the first time I fly in years and the first trip with an ostomy I have to go through the full body scan for the TSA? Of course not. I knew it was going to happen the … Read More

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Intense Intestines Back Online

I’d like to apologize to my followers for not posting more recently. Now that I’m healthy I’ve been working again and trying to get back on my feet for the first time in a while. It’s a process after being sick for so long and takes a lot of my energy … Read More

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