Crohn’s and Colitis

CCFA Illinois Education Symposium 2014

CCFA Illinois Education Symposium 2014

Even though I have been to IBD education events before, I still keep coming back to this one. The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)’s Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter has a wonderful patient and family educational symposium. This year it’s on Saturday, April 12 at 2200 E. Devon Avenue (Lower Level), Des Plaines, IL […]

Product Review: Land’s End Swimwear

Product Review: Land’s End Swimwear

The designers of Land’s End Women’s Swimwear have given us so many lovely options!  I feel great in a brightly-colored, well-constructed swim skirt that allows me to traipse around beaches and pools without worrying about wardrobe malfunctions, so this brand is one of my official favorites. If you like being active and don’t want to keep re-adjusting your […]

Chicago Undie Dash

Chicago Undie Dash

Thanks to the best kind of peer pressure, I walked around Chicago without pants and now I am posting the photographic evidence on the internet. I love my Awestomy undies, and I love everything The Great Bowel Movement stands for, so I was pretty intrigued when I got the invitation to show off my ostomy/IBD […]

Friendship, Fashion, & Fun Finds

Friendship, Fashion, & Fun Finds

This post is reposted from my dear friend Amanda‘s blog. Enjoy! People love and appreciate others,  not just for who they are,  but for how they make us feel ..Irwin Freedman..   Sometimes we find what we’re most looking for when we least expect it. Cliche? I know. But true? Absolutely. This afternoon, I found […]

Resources: Holiday Tips

Resources: Holiday Tips

Here are a few websites that aim to help people with various illnesses enjoy the holiday season while minimizing physical discomfort and social awkwardness. Sadly, my own holiday guide does not exist yet, but I plan to write one or make more videos in the future. Holidays can be tough if you’re not feeling well […]

Guest Post: A Young Person’s Guide to Living with Crohn’s Disease

Today I have a few tips for newbies, courtesy of a guest nutritionist. Bianca Ridley works for Nutricia, a company that specializes in the delivery of advanced medical nutrition for the very young, the old and the sick. As well as being the largest specialist nutrition company in Europe, Nutricia is the market leader in […]

Fashion: Tricksy Pants

Fashion: Tricksy Pants

Ladies, if you deal with dramatic weight fluctuations or have an ostomy bag, here’s something useful for you! I love sweatpants, but sometimes I don’t want to look like I just rolled out of bed. I have pants sizes 0-8, some of which only fit me in a very narrow weight range. Others, however, are […]

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