Category Archives: Video

Cycling the Big Apple for IBD and Ostomy Awareness

The IIF will be riding in the Five Boro Bike Tour for the second time in 2014.  This ride is for all ability levels and doesn’t require a large amount of training.  The 40+ mile ride goes through all five boroughs of New York City, by many landmarks, through Central Park … 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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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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Sara Ringer of Inflamed and Untamed Shares Her IBD Story

We were happy to have Sara Ringer of Inflamed and Untamed attend the 2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis this year.  While she was in our neck of the woods, we were happy that she offered to share her IBD and J-pouch story with us for our Never Stay Quit … Read More

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Cycling the Big Apple for IBD and Ostomy Awareness

On May 5th a team of 4 riders and President of the IIF Brian Greenberg, rode 40 miles in the NYC Five Boro Bike Tour to raise awareness for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and ostomies. The ride totaled 40 miles and went through the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan. … Read More

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2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis Recap

May 18th was another great day for the IIF.  We held our 2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis event at The Rock Club.  This year was exciting for us as Sara Ringer of Infamed and Untamed flew to the New York City area to help the IIF raise IBD awareness … 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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The Escape the Stall Campaign by the CCFA

CCFA Escape the Stall Campaign In recent days we’ve seen many posts about the new Escape the Stall campaign by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.  Social media sites have been buzzing about the campaign and many people have been sharing their feelings about the pictures the CCFA has released … Read More

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Public Bathroom With No Stall Door

Stall with no door. Sometimes there are just things that aren’t right in society.  Some of them we can’t do anything about, others though we can have a voice and make changes.  The other day I was at a local sports bar in Norwalk, CT and when I went to the … Read More

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Skiing and Snowboarding with an IBD or Ostomy

Many activities can look scary when having an ostomy.  Some of them are and precautions have to be made.  You should only partake in many activities if they are in a safe environment.   Skiing is a sport that some ostomates stay away from.  There are so many factors and variables that go … Read More

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IIF Year In Review: 2012 Was A Great First Year!

Now that we have officially begun 2013, all of us at the IIF wanted to take a quick look back at our first full year of operation.  It was a year in which we all learned a lot, and all of us are looking forward to applying what we learned and … Read More

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Overcoming IBD and Ostomy Workouts (Boxing/Kickboxing)

In this video Intense Intestines Foundation Founder & President, Brian Phillip Greenberg overcomes his Crohn’s disease and ostomy to train in boxing and kickboxing with his trainer.  It’s important to only train like this with someone who knows about your health conditions. You can overcome your IBD and ostomy as well. … Read More

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Overcoming IBD and Ostomy Workouts (Circuit Training)

Anyone can do something if they put their mind to it.  Sometimes when a person has an IBD or ostomy they just have to try a little harder.  If they put the effort into changing their life and living a healthy lifestyle, it can make a huge difference in their quality … 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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Brian’s Story with Crohn’s disease Part 3 (Living with Crohn’s)

I was given the opportunity to make a short video series for Health Theater about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. This is the third part of the three part series in which I discuss how to live with Crohn’s disease and what I’ve found to work for myself. I also talk … Read More

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