Be Chronically Well: Empowerment to live well despite chronic illness
Bottled Time– Living, Loving, and Laughing Through Chronic Illness and Pain: Fun websites and photos.
Chronic Perseverance: “Awareness, encouragement, and inspiration.”
Disease on My Sleeve: “A bright new organization dedicated to supporting young patients with invisible chronic illnesses”
HopeKeepers for Chronically Ill: a Christian ministry that offers encouragement and resources for everyone coping with illness and pain.
I Have a Bad Tummy With an Optimistic Mind– Chronic Illness Support: Kelly’s posts brighten my newsfeed. Uplifting photos and quotations make me smile.
Sick Girl Beauty Vlog: “Sick does not have to equal unconfident, unattractive, or ugly.”
WEGO Health: Community and resources for health activists.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Bathroom Angels– Crohn’s and Colitis Blogs and Vlogs: A collection of social media goodies from IBD activists. This is a great way to learn about a variety of new perspectives.
Crohnie Bologna IBD: Christy also has an ostomy. This page provides updates on her blog and videos.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA): “Providing Hope. Inspiring Action.” I love the CCFA so much. That’s all I have to say about that.
The Great Bowel Movement: These awesome ladies post jokes, activism opportunities, helpful articles, and whatever questions are on their minds.
Gut Inspired: A fabulous IBD page that includes lots of videos and resources.
The Gutsy Generation: “an initative by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada’s (CCFC) Youth Advisory Council (YAC) to foster awareness, support and action about Inflammatory Bowel Disease” Their hilarious pictures get me laughing out loud.
IBD or known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A page that aims to help patients and their families find information about Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Let’s Talk IBD: Maggie has Crohn’s disease and an Ileostomy.
Living with Crohn’s Disease– Healthline: Medical articles and reader questions
Intense Intestines Foundation: “Helping and connecting those with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Never Stay Quiet!” In addition to his work in the online community, Brian organizes outdoorsy activities and fundraisers.
Awestomy: “Ostomy apparel with personality and attitude.”
C&S Ostomy Pouch Covers: They want to help ostomates feel comfortable and confident.
Detoured Fashion– Ostomy and IBD support with a fashion twist
It Happens– A Support Group for Ostomates and IBD Patients
Loud and Proud with an Ostomy: Promotes self-confidence and positive awareness efforts
My Doctor Knows Me Best From Behind: Ostomy and IBD Support. The Facebook page for Full Frontal Ostomy.
Ostomyland: “Blog and community portal for ostomates around the world.”
Ostomy Secrets: updates from this great ostomy clothing company
The Stolen Colon: Stephanie’s Facebook page for her blog about her life without a colon.
Stomawise: A UK-based support network for ostomates. The page supplements their website.
United Ostomy Association of Canada: Updates about UOAC activities.
Vanilla Blush: Lingerie for ostomates.