I’m in remission (whatever that means…)- a guest post

I am welcoming my first guest blogger, Mark McNamara! Mark has had Crohn’s disease for 22 years. Originally from Colorado, he currently lives in Portland, OR. With the support of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Mark facilitates a support group in Portland for patients with IBD. Mark works for the Oregon Health & Science University and enjoys hiking and stand up paddle boarding. I’m in remission (whatever that means…) I’m in remission, whatever that means. It’s been fourRead more

Growing up with Crohn’s- a shitty childhood?

My dear friend Bea from http://www.notsocheesykitchen.com and I talk about health on a regular basis. Not only because she has been an amazing supporter and friend in the past few months, but because life has thrown her her own set of health challenges- both of her beautiful daughters suffer from a condition called galactosemia. It’s a genetic disorder that affects the metabolizing of milk sugars. When unrecognized can be deadly, especially in infants. As a result, Bea has become aRead more