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 – […]

SPECIAL – IBDSocialCircle at DDW14

In may, I was invited by Janssen Biotech, a Johnson and Johnson company, to attend Digestive Disease Week 2014 in Chicago and be a part of the IBDSocialCircle. The IBD Social Circle comprises of the leading IBD advocates Marisa Lauren Troy of JournalingIBD.org, Sara Ringer of InflamedandUntamed.com, Megan Starshak and Andrea Meyers of The Great […]