The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation New England Chapter’s in-home fundraiser, A Night In for the Cure, is coming up later this week, and I would love, love, LOVE for you to attend!  Tune in (virtually) on August 20th at 8pm for a great time while supporting the Foundation during a time when it is needed most. Tickets are just $25! At this year’s event, I will be honored as the 2020 Rising Community Leader in…

Happy anniversary to us! 🙂 Today is our 11th wedding anniversary, and we’re planning to celebrate on our family vacation this evening. Thankfully, Club Med has group babysitting in the evening, so Mal and I will get to have a proper date night to celebrate #11! And, of course, I’ll be sure to have a full wedding anniversary recap when we get home! Speaking of anniversaries… The early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale kicks off today!…

The very first spin4 Crohn’s & Colitis Cures in Boston was a huge success, and the event raised more than $40,000 to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America(CCFA)! Woohoo! The first ever spin4 event launched last year in 9 cities across the country with 650 people in attendance raising nearly $400,000. This year, the indoor cycling relay will be held in over 20 cities with Boston being one of the first. There isn’t a cure (yet) for Crohn’s…

Hi guys! On October 30th, I will be participating in spin4 Crohn’s & Colitis Cures, an indoor cycling relay to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). The CCFA is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These diseases are collectively known as IBD or inflammatory bowel disease and there is not cure (yet). Since the organization’s founding in 1967, the CCFA has funded over $285 million in…

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 “IBD Outside the Gut” (the disease and its associated drugs can affect many other parts of the body) as well as “IBD…

I had my first Remicade infusion on Monday afternoon and it wasn’t so bad. It was actually kind of enjoyable! Ok, so let’s rewind a little. I didn’t tell you guys the whole story the other day. It didn’t want to start the week off on such a negative note on CNC, and I was still waiting to hear back from my doctor, so I only gave you the gist of what was going on. So, what did…