The year has gone by so fast and it's summer already! With all of the summer chaos, we have to remember to put more emphasis on self-care with IBD. Knowing when to rest is going to be especially important. Here in the Carolinas, we're still at 76 degrees at 9 p.m. It is important to stay aware of our bodies and how we are feeling to avoid any unnecessary stress or issues, and to know when to take a break.