Weight Problems with IBD

I am probably going to get all kinds of grief for writing this post, but what the hell.  One of the symptoms that is normally associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease is weight loss.  In all honesty this can frequently be a drastic and dramatic weight loss.  However, I think it appropriate to cover a little […]

World IBD Day 2015

Today is Tuesday, May 19th 2015 and it’s World IBD Day! What exactly does that mean? No, it’s not a day to celebrate Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Honestly, outside of all the great people that I now consider to be part of my IBD family I can’t think of another reason to celebrate IBD. It’s a […]

Shakespeare, Hamlet, and IBD…

Times change and people change with it.  Living with Crohn’s Disease can force you to re-evaluate a great many things in life.  It can put you outside the comfort zone of the general population who consider talking about Inflammatory Bowel Disease as something to be avoided.  Over time, I have discovered that whilst I still […]

Episode 14 – FAQ with Dr Peter Higgins

Dr. Peter Higgins of the University of Michigan IBD Center is our special guest this month. Dr. Higgins talks to us about the latest IBD research that is going on.. New IBD drugs that have just come to market Ozanimod and Mongersen.. Can you have both Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis? The 23andMe Study, The […]

SPECIAL – Meet Eric of VeganOstomy

Meet Eric Polsinelli of VeganOstomy.ca – An #IBD Advocate, Crohn’s Disease patient, Ostomate, and someone who truly believes in living a vegan lifestyle Eric gives us a look into his life before being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, what lead up to needing a permanent ileostomy, and his decision to start advocating for Crohn’s and Ulcerative […]

Exercising with Crohn’s Disease…

  listen to ‘Exercising with Crohn’s Disease… ’ on audioBoom   Exercise and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are rarely mentioned in the same sentence.  This worries me because working out, exercising or becoming a bit more active, is of tremendous benefit for almost anyone who has IBD.  The problem – in my humble opinion – […]