Lately, clinical depression, and mental health in general, has gotten more of the media attention it deserves. Brave patients have
I love living in Portland. I love its alternative culture that brings forth great art, culture, and just a lot
I recently read Sara Ringer’s post on dating a man with Crohn’s Disease. In the post, she elaborates on how,
Remember how in the last post I wrote that the worst that could happen had already happened? Yeah, scratch that.
Yesterday was the one year anniversary of my stomach perforation. One year ago, I was writhing in agony on the
Anyone with IBD will not be a person of blind optimism. Too much has happened to them, they don’t buy it. What they will buy, however, is that as banged up creatures, full of flaws, pain and stories, they still matter. They still can do things, they won’t give up. We strive, seek, find and never yield.
This year’s resolution: write more. When I left my university job in 2014, I gave up what I had thought
Why nothing that you ate triggered your IBD.
IBD is no fun. There are physical symptoms and then your psychological well-being is often impacted as well. Yet, Crohn’s
“Crohn’s? Oh, that’s ok to have, it’s treatable.” “So and so has had kidney problems, you just have a dicky