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IBD Patients and Caregivers Have Strong Emotions

I want to talk about the two most powerful emotions that I believe go alongside a life with Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. As most of you already know, inflammatory bowel disease is a family disease. Most chronic illnesses are which makes them that much harder to live with. Everything that happens to patients impacts […]

The Crohnie Apocalypse…

There continues to be a lot of coverage (via blogs and most notably YouTube videos) concerning the threat to humanity that is The Zombie Apocalypse.  OK.  Fair enough.  I get that swarming hordes of the undead roaming our lands and devouring everything in sight could kind of mess with an otherwise peachy day.  However, I […]

Celebrating The Successes

When it comes to IBD ( Inflammatory Bowel Disease ), unfortunately we have / get more bad news than we do good news. That’s why when we do get good news, it’s important to celebrate those success and remind ourselves that we can have triumphs over this disease! Yesterday I posted ( http://goo.gl/hDvfOq ) that my son, Domenic, was going […]

Sometimes We Become Numb

Yesterday, Domenic has his infusion of Remicade. For those that don’t know, Domenic gets a monthly infusion for his Crohns Disease. We’ve been doing this for almost three years now. Remicade has made a huge difference in Domenic’s life. It has greatly improved his quality of life and, along with another medication called Methotrexate, has […]