Category Archives: Inspirational Stories

Hope For The Future by Sarah Brocker

The below post is written by Sarah Brocker, the IIF’s second Intense Intestines Scholarship winner.  I was diagnosed when I was 12 years old and missed 58 days of school that year. At that time, I did not understand the meaning of forever, but I did know that my symptoms were … Read More

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The IIF’s Second Intense Intestines Scholarship Winner: Sarah Brocker

The IIF is happy to announce Sarah Brocker as the winner of our second Intense Intestines Scholarship.  Sarah is an amazing twenty year old woman, who has done everything she can to not let her Crohn’s disease keep her from earning her degree. Sarah is currently on TPN therapy and bowel … Read More

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My First Complete Semester with Crohn’s Disease by Lauren Beach

I am proud and thankful to say that I have finally made it through an entire semester of college. No surgeries, no major flare-ups, no hospitalizations – just a normal old semester. Or at least as normal as a girl at college with Crohn’s and an ostomy can get. I got … Read More

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Opening Up About My Crohn’s Disease by Lauren Beach (IIF Scholarship Winner)

If I was asked to write a piece like this two years ago, I think my response to it would have been completely different, in fact, I am not sure I wouldhave even been able to answer the question at all. “How do I decide to tell people I have Crohn’s … Read More

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Bob Baker Never Stays Quiet About His Ulcerative Colitis and Ostomy

Bob Baker is a true inspiration.  He’s battled ulcerative colitis for years, lives with an ostomy and also is a cancer survivor. Here is just a portion of his story, which he shared with the Intense Intestines Foundation for our Never Stay Quiet campaign. Never Stay Quiet! To help others with … Read More

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The IIF’s New Never Stay Quiet Awareness Campaign

The Intense Intestines Foundation is always looking for new ways to reach as many people as possible and raise awareness for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies.  A couple of our main goals are to show people that they can live a normal life with the right planning and preparation, as … Read More

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Hiking/Climbing the 46 High Peaks for IBD & Ostomy Awareness

Intense Intestines Foundation’s Founder and President, Brian Phillip Greenberg wants to do everything he can to show others with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies that anything can be done.  It might take more planning and preparation but those with these conditions can live life to the fullest. Here is a … Read More

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