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A massive #WorldIBDDay thank you!

May 19th was World IBD Day and I think it was a big success. The main idea behind May 19th is to raise awareness about IBD and as #WorldIDBDay was trending on Twitter (albeit for a short period of time) I’m pretty sure we achieved that by some margin. 434 more words


When things get bad - where I've been. 

Hi guys,

This is going to be a short post as I don’t wish to dwell on this too much and can’t wait to get back into regular posting. 237 more words

Health & Lifestyle

Kompliziert - na und?

Es tut weh, wenn man von einem wichtigen Menschen verlassen wird. Am allerschlimmsten ist es aber, wenn man wegen seiner Krankheit fallen gelassen wird. Das tut nämlich nicht nur furchtbar weh, sondern ist dazu auch noch verdammt unfair! 309 more words

Review - Luxe Bidet Neo 185

“I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. 360 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

How low can you go

A year and a half ago I never would have thought the “norm” for me would be monitoring my daily intake of food as closely as I have been. 312 more words

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day raises awareness as new medication approved

Inflammatory Bowel Disease day took place across the world Thursday to raise awareness and create more understanding about IBDs.

In the Maritimes, there are over 17,000 people suffering from IBDs, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. 640 more words


Happy World IBD day! 💜

20yrs strong ☺️💜

Clockwise from top left: *age 26: Jpouch construction

*age 24: “Semi-working-colon” tattoo 😜

*age 25: days before total-colectomy + ileostomy

*age 6-7: first diagnosed *meeting with resident doctors/discovering my love of medicine (pre-HIPAA) @Chicago Children’s Hospital :)