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I have a cold, my foot is broken and I’m on a bowel rest diet to hopefully avoid having to take prednisone for my colitis. I’m a mess. 191 more words

Braving a bikini after ostomy operations – what was I so worried about?

Over the last few years photographs of young women baring their ostomy bags on beaches across the world have become a regular sight on social media feed, so much so I don’t even notice their bags anymore. 624 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

Reap What You Sow

Someone told me once that people tend to chase distractions rather than solutions. I started paying attention to it and I’d take it a step further to say that we… 622 more words


Building resilience

A while back I wrote about my observation that my body seemed to be able to cope with more stress and change than it used to. 827 more words

Little girl with Crohn's gets opportunity to attend Alberta summer camp

Elisheva Ausfresser is packing for a week-long overnight trip to Bragg Creek, Alta., but this summer camp is a little different than most.

When Elisheva was eight years old, her mom noticed something was wrong. 464 more words


Gut Check

I thought I’d share a little more about myself and get the ball rolling here. I am still struggling to figure out what I want to do with this space. 452 more words