Tag Archive | Medical Resources

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 […]



Most undergarments make me cranky, so I get really excited when I find good ones. If bad underwear has ever made you cry, you can appreciate my enthusiasm. My emotionally difficult journey with Crohn’s disease prompts serious questing and problem-solving as I try to dress comfortably and fashionably. The situation was bad enough when I […]

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: 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: 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.

UOAA World Ostomy Day Celebrations

UOAA World Ostomy Day Celebrations

Ostomy buddies: World Ostomy Day is coming up! On Saturday, October 6, there are all sorts of ways you can celebrate. I will post more events and ideas as they come up. Today I have some info from the UOAA (United Ostomy Associations of America) for you. In case you didn’t know, the UOAA is […]

Resources: Facebook Things Part 1

I have a long list of handy Facebook pages, so here is part 1. If you just can’t wait to see more ideas, feel free to creep on my “Likes” page. 1. Stomawise: A UK support network for ostomates. 2. IBD or Known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Info, inspirational or humorous quotes. 3. Bathroom Angels: […]

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

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

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Practical Loving Ways to Heal through Chronic Illness


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