• Ulcerative Colitis

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    In honor of World IBD Day today, I wanted to share some advice about what has helped me over the years with anyone who is newly diagnosed or struggling with IBD on a regular basis. Nearly 5 years after my own diagnosis, I still don’t have all the answers, but I’m more than happy to share […]

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    Last Sunday, I attended the 2016 Boston Patient & Family IBD Symposium, which was hosted by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). It was a half-day event (with breakfast!) for people living with IBD as well as their families. The agenda included a number of interesting and educational talks from top doctors in the area, including […]

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    As the title explains: Remicade stopped working for me. Whomp whomp. Within days of giving you guys a happy UC update, things started to fall apart. (Gah, I totally jinxed myself.) I thought maybe I was having a bit too much fun around the holidays (i.e. treats, booze, staying up late), but after a few […]

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    what a runner crossfit mom ibd fighter eats

    As you guys might remember, I am participating in a study about how diet affects ulcerative colitis. I’m in the control group, so I’m just eating the way that I usually do. But since I need to track exactly what I consume four out of seven days of the week, I thought you guys might be interested to see […]

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    Hey, hey! Happy Friday! First things first, if you missed my post about Legacybox yesterday, definitely check it out, especially if you’re stumped with what to buy someone on your shopping list this year. It’s an awesome gift for people who seem like they already have everything! Ok, I feel like I’m all over the place today, […]

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    Remicade Day

    Good morning and HAPPY Friday to you! Yesterday marked one year of Remicade infusions for me, so I wanted to share what a typical day is like when I get an infusion at the hospital. I also wanted to share some advice and tips for one’s first appointment since Remicade/infusions/hospitals can be kind of scary. […]

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    Disclosure: I’m proud to partner with CVS/pharmacy for the radiance PLATINUM campaign. I am being sponsored by CVS/pharmacy for my posts and activities, but all opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. Good afternoon, friends! From time-to-time, readers ask me what […]

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