Archive | November 2012
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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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]