Monthly Archives: August 2011

How does Inflammatory Bowel Disease affect you?

I blog about how Crohn’s affects me and what I do to overcome it all the time. But I want to know how Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis affect you. Please leave a comment below and let me know your symptoms and how you deal with them in anyway.

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Team Challenge: Running and Walking to Find a Cure

This past spring I participated in Team Challenge and ran 13.1 miles for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. As many of you know the trip was an experience that I will never forget and will do again in the future. Take a moment and watch the video above. Its … Read More

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Laughing with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Helps

Patients with Crohn’s Disease or ulcerative colitis have to deal with a chronic illness that affects everyday of their lives. Even on the good days we have to think about when the next flare is going come or if this little pain that we are feeling is going to turn into … Read More

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Sleeping With An Ostomy

Sleeping has always been something thats eluded me. I have never had the pleasure of being a person that shuts the lights off, says good night and starts sleeping. I toss, I turn and usually just can’t find a position to be comfortable in. I have tried everything I could to … Read More

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1/2 Marathon Part 6 (The Run And The Battle)

In my last post I wrote about the race in general and part of my experience. Today I’d like to discuss the running part of what I did, which went surprisingly better then I could’ve imagined.First off since my surgery was just this past November, I wasn’t able to train as … Read More

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1/2 Marathon Part 5 (Race Day)

It was in March when I decided to sign up for Team Challenge for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. It was a big decision that I did make spur of the moment as I was caught up in the excitement of a meeting. After making the decision only 4 … Read More

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1/2 Marathon Trip Part 4 (Inspirational Pasta Party)

One of the events I was most looking forward to that the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation had scheduled for us was the Inspirational Pasta Party. It would be your basic carb loading the day before the race. And all though pasta usually fills me up very quickly and I knew I … Read More

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