Tag Archives: Pain

Pain Scales for Crohn’s Disease

  I have long been a proponent of listening to what your body tells you.  All those little aches, pains, strains, niggles and general “something doesn’t feel right” moments are just Mother Natures way of focussing your attention on problems that need to be addressed.  In the case of Crohn’s Disease, those “problems” can range from […]

I may not have IBD but. . . .

I have never been diagnosed with IBD. Never seen a bloody bowel movement. Never lost significant amount of weight in a short period of time. Never curled into a ball because of the excruciating pain inside my guts. Never had severe fatigue that I couldn’t function. (Well, maybe some fatigue. I am a mother after […]

Episode 1 – Healthcare, Pain Management, and Finances

In this episode we discuss what it’s like being an IBD advocate for Crohns and Colitis, How our healthcare system is failing IBD patients, Pain Management for IBD patients, the financial burdens for IBD patients, and so much more! Episode One Panelist = Sara Ringer, Michael A. Weiss, Christina Matthies, Sara Choueiry, and Frank Garufi […]