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Resources: Q&A with IBD experts

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) has so many awesome goodies, but here’s a little-known gem that I keep forgetting to share with you. They have an Expert Question and Answer Library! You can try a keyword search, or browse by category: Diet/Lifestyle, Disease Education, Special Populations, or Treatment. Advertisements

Resources: Facebook Things Part 3

I hope you enjoy this installment in my Facebook series. I am pleased to introduce you to some of the goodies that enrich my newsfeed. Parts 1 and 2 have more links. Chronic Illness Be Chronically Well: Empowerment to live well despite chronic illness Bottled Time– Living, Loving, and Laughing Through Chronic Illness and Pain: Fun […]

Girls with Guts

Girls with Guts

I accomplished something cool! I am honored to be featured on Girls with Guts. This site is all about women with IBD inspiring each other. Jackie and Charis started this site because they understand the confidence issues that many of us with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis experience sometime during our journeys. These two lovely […]

Day 18: How to care for someone with an illness

Day 18: How to care for someone with an illness

What a big topic! Caring for someone with an illness requires strength, compassion, and patience. From what I can tell, information for friends and family is lacking. Here are a few basic tips, but this is by no means a comprehensive list. Today I’ll go with 10 bits of general advice for chronic illness newbies […]

Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths and Weaknesses

Now I have met a few of you whose strengths and weaknesses are two sides of the same coin. For us, the most important coping skill we can learn is balance. Those of you who know me well are aware that I am terrible at finding healthy balances in my life. I end up in […]

Day 16: Photo Inspired Post

Day 16: Photo Inspired Post

I had trouble picking a photo for you today. I wanted one that would help me share a nice story. The task was difficult because I make a lot of weird faces, try on too many crazy hats, and stand next to people who probably don’t want their picture on here. But I found one […]

Day 15: Healthcare Professionals and Social Media

Day 15: Healthcare Professionals and Social Media

Why healthcare professionals should use social media Healthcare professionals could provide good information to patients and combat unhelpful rumors. This challenge may seem daunting, but I know someone is trying. I keep finding my GI doc all over the internet. His interviews, articles, and videos on various websites show his willingness to go above and […]

the crohn's diary

A little diary, all about Crohn's and other form of IBD!

The big stoma bucket list

after a life crippled by Crohn's and Colitis my 101 stoma bag lady challenge

Erica's Tummy Blog

A blog of my life colored with the dealings of Crohn's disease and more

Colitis and Crohn's

Sharing and spreading awareness about Colitis and Crohn's disease.


connect ~ inspire ~ support

Companion Magazine for IBD

Bringing the IBD world together, one story at a time

Tranquil Tummy

Blogging my journey to cure myself of Crohn's Disease

autoimmune barbie

Barbie girl living in an Autoimmune world.

hopefaithcurecd12's Blog

My journey, a way of coping with a chronic illness


4 out of 5 doctors recommend this site


Helping to create happy ostomates.

Crohn's Allogeneic Transplant (Allo HCT)

Allogeneic bone marrow transplant to cure Crohn's disease – also called Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (Allo HCT)

25 year old Ex- Ostomate, living with Crohn's and writing about it. Advice, Food and IBD Life

The Fight for Health

Journaling my fight with chronic illness through food, fitness, family and a fledgling martial arts journey.

Tree and Leaf: Honesty. Health. Humor.

Let's be real honest about immune/autoimmune diseases for a minute


outrunning Crohn's.. my journey with IBD

My IBD Life

Shit happens, Wipe your ass and get over it

The Irrefutable Opinion

Assaults on the Casually Mundane by K. Jean King

The Chronic Adventurer

Finding a silver lining from his IBD

shine & Smile

Inspire. Dream. Love. & Keep Smiling Lovlies

Crohnie Man

Everything IBD and Crohn's

Mind Your Body

encouragement and advice for folks with rebellious intestines

spilling my guts

encouragement and advice for folks with rebellious intestines

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encouragement and advice for folks with rebellious intestines


Living an ostomate's life with humour and inspiration

Living with the Unexpected

There are over 1,000,000 people living with an ostomy in the United States. I am just one.

The FlowryLife

Living mindfully thanks to IBD

Amazing Adventures (ostomy included)

Courage Inspiration Empowerment

The Caged Bird Still Sings

Striving to be content with the life I have been given, instead of the life I had imagined


My disastrous health, weird life and ongoing story of intestinal failure.

Ask Ansley

My Crohn's Story

Tissue Tales

My journey, navigating through life with a Connective Tissue Disorder.

Dr. Abby Caplin's "Permission to Heal"

Practical Loving Ways to Heal through Chronic Illness

Gotta Go: Our IBD Lives

Two Sisters - Two Differnet Lives - One IBD Diagnoses

Hungry Girl Eats

Notes on the care and feeding of body, mind and spirit.

My Cranky Gut

Misadventures with Crohn's Disease and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Evicting My Misbehaving Colon

IBD and J-pouch Adventures


The tales of Ulcerative Colitis, a stoma & J-Pouch

30 Days with Juice

A fine site

Lauryn and Lulu

My journey with Lulu (my stoma) & battling Crohns Colitis


My Journey

Mind Body Medicine Network, LLC

Mastering the Art of Self Regulation for Mind Body approaches to Stress, Trauma, Pain and Insomnia Relief

Full Frontal Ostomy

living well with an ostomy

The Paleo Nurse

Healing through real food!

Bottled Time - Living, Loving, Laughing, Learning, and Growing through Chronic Illness and Pain

Reflections on the Mental, Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual aspects of Living with Chronic Conditions and Pain. Specifically, this blog explores the effects of Autoimmune Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Epilepsy, Seizures, and Migraines on Finding Happiness, Humor, and Balance in Life. Pictures, videos, and links to resources and inspiration are included.