Hello! Im 32 and a fellow Crohnie Warrior! I'm one lucky lady to have a great man by my side, a proud fur mom of the cutest pup Lucy along with having some supportive family & friends. I love sewing, reading, listening to music and watching movies with my hubby. I enjoy helping others when I can by sharing my experiences and knowledge, just trying to make a difference in this world! I always look for the silver linings in life. They are there, you just have to look!
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week took place last week. Though Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis — collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — affect more than three million Americans, ... Read more
Crohn’s disease can be incredibly debilitating. Living with the weakness, fatigue, urgent bowel movements, intestinal pain, and secondary conditions associated with the condition is extremely challenging. What makes it even ... Read more
Corticosteroids are typically the go-to medications to treat moderate to severe Crohn’s disease. This class of steroids mimics cortisol, a natural hormone produced by the adrenal glands. These medications are ... Read more
In my previous column, I addressed the issue of malnutrition associated with Crohn’s disease. Here, I want to discuss a specific diet that gastroenterologists may suggest to help control the symptoms ... Read more