Tag Archive | advocacy

Happy World Ostomy Day!

Happy World Ostomy Day!

In celebration of World Ostomy Day, I’m sharing some photos taken during activities made possible by my ileostomy surgery.

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 […]

Resources: Crohnology Voices

Crohnology is such a cool site. One of my new discoveries on there is the Voices page. They are working on a directory of IBD advocates, and its growth encourages me. I hope you’ll take some time to enjoy the work of my fellow bloggers. I know I have some new sources of inspiration, friendship, […]

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 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 […]

Day 14: Dealing with Negativity in Our Communities

Day 14: Dealing with Negativity in Our Communities

Participants in health-related communities have common bonds, but vastly different opinions can spark heated discussions quickly. I enjoy debates, but sometimes I get flustered, as I’m sure we all have at some point. I have a lot to learn, but I have a few strategies for dealing with negativity. So far, this blog has been criticized […]

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

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

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


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Bringing the IBD world together, one story at a time

Tranquil Tummy

Blogging my journey to cure myself of Crohn's Disease

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Barbie girl living in an Autoimmune world.

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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


To live is an act of courage.

The Irrefutable Opinion

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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


Nutrition: a different outlook

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

United Ostomy Association of Canada

Live Life to the Fullest!

Evicting My Misbehaving Colon

IBD and J-pouch Adventures


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

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


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