One of the most common questions I receive from IBD patients is how long does it take for Entyvio to work? And, really, it depends on the person and their disease. Obviously, I’m not a doctor, but I’m more than…

Happy December, friends! Today marks the start of the Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week! And because December kicks off Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week, I had the opportunity to appear on the cover of Healthmonitor’s Guide to Living with IBD! Yep, that’s…

I’ve partnered with Deep River Snacks to bring you this blog post. As always, thank you for supporting CNC! It’s finally April, which means we are on the homestretch (fingers crossed!) to some warmer weather here in the Northeast! April…

Hi, guys! Just wanted to share what my doctor said when I asked him if I could stop Entyvio. I received a bunch of questions on social media about his response, so I figured I should fill you guys in…

Hi, guys! Today has been the slowest day ever. Maybe it’s because I was up so early? Or maybe it’s because I miss my sweet boy after having him home with me yesterday? We have a “date” after school to…

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…

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…

Hey, hey! I had my 5th Entyvio infusion earlier today, so I wanted to give you guys an update on my health and how things are going. Long story short: I’m doing better. I’m taking a combination of drugs now (Entyvio…

Now that summer is just about here, I’m all about getting outside and enjoying the warm weather. And, for me, this means one of two things: 1) listening to my favorite podcasts and books on my early-morning runs (before it gets…

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…

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…

Good morning and happy Friday to you! I hope you’re looking forward to a wonderful weekend ahead! Here’s the next edition of What I’m Loving Lately! Nikki’s Mint Chocolate Chip Coconut Butter – This might just be my new favorite flavor! The…

Hello, hello! Happy Friday! Is anyone else especially pumped for the weekend? We have all sorts of fun plans on the agenda, and I seriously can’t wait. Side note: The marathon is ONE MONTH from today. Holy cow. Since it’s Friday, let’s…

Have you been looking for a way to challenge yourself while improving the lives of others in 2014? With Team Challenge, individuals have the opportunity to be part of a supportive group and train for a half-marathon or a triathlon…

Hello, hello! I can’t believe it’s Thursday already. I feel like Monday and Tuesday totally dragged, but yesterday flew by. Hey, I’m not complaining… I have a fun weekend ahead of me! Breakfast Yesterday’s breakfast was a repeat of Tuesday’s…

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