Monthly Archives: March 2012

Being Open About My IBD and Being Open About Everything.

From the day a person is diagnosed with a disease, that person is going to change.  No matter what a persons mindset, outlook and more changes about the world.  You live your life day by day, then all of a sudden things change but not in a small.  From that day … Read More

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Great News For The Intense Intestines Foundation

The last few weeks have been very exciting for me and the Intense Intestines Foundation.  Some of the progress that we’re making is remarkable considering what this project was just a few months ago.  Now the small snowball that was moving down the hill slowly, has turned into a minor avalanche. … Read More

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Battling Low Self Esteem With IBD

As many of us know, having an IBD can play with our emotions and affect our self esteem pretty easily.  Its difficult for others to understand the constant ups and downs that we have to deal with on a daily basis.  A person with IBD can feel extremely confident one second … Read More

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I.I.F.’s Spotlight in The City That Helps Magazine

This past winter the Intense Intestines had the great honor of being profiled in The City That Helps Magazine.  It was something that we weren’t expecting, but when the opportunity presented itself, we were excited to be a part of the issue. The City That Helps is a magazine that specializes … Read More

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Team McCready’s Global Event Which Benefits A Great Cause

At the end of this month on March 24th, is an exciting global event being held in many major cities by Team McCready.  This event benefits other nonprofits in their missions. Team McCready is a division of the Wishlist Foundation, a Pearl Jam fan non-profit organization. Team McCready is specifically dedicated … Read More

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Working With an IBD and Battling Fatigue

Life is hard!  It’s a never ending process with so many things going on.  Everyone has to juggle a social life, family life and work life.  The goal is to do all of these to the best of your ability and then hopefully you’ll live a happy life.  As this is … Read More

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Small Mental Battles With An Ostomy

After everything that my ostomy has done for me and how it has given me my life back, I still have times when I wish I didn’t have to deal with the little things that going along with it.  Amazingly the larger mental obstacles don’t bother me anymore.  I’m now prepared … Read More

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The I.I.F.’s Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis on World IBD Day

The Intense Intestines Foundation we’ve been working very hard to connect and help those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  Our ultimate goal is to offer a scholarship to patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis so they can fulfill their dreams of receiving a higher education.  That is what has led us … Read More

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