Every year May 19th is World (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) day, a day to recognize and raise awareness for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Indeterminate Colitis which are all inflammatory bowel diseases. For the more than 1.6 million Americans and over 5 million worldwide, every day is world IBD day. Every day we wake up and … Continue reading World IBD Day 2017: Why I am thankful for my IBD
I can't believe that 2016 is over. This year has had a lot of ups and downs in regards to my health, schooling, and personal life. It has been one of those years that I try to grow from and instead of thinking about how bad it has been I like to think of the … Continue reading 2016: A year in review.
Hey guys! Today at 3PM EST Bentley and I (Aaron) are holding a reddit AMA about pursuing a PhD and having IBD as a part of IBD Awareness week! With that, we have to provide proof that we are actually the ones hosting the AMA so we took pictures! We hope you can join us! … Continue reading Reddit AMA GradSchool & IBD- Proof!
The main theme of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Awareness week (December 1st-7th) this year is making IBD visible. What does this mean? IBD is considered an "Invisible Illness" which means that even though we don't look sick on the outside, our insides show a whole different story. I can't tell you how many times I … Continue reading Making IBD Visible: IBD Looks Like Me.
Every year December 1st-7th is IBD Awareness Week which is a week dedicated to raising awareness for IBD and bringing attention to those affected by the disease. During this, there are some amazing events going on through the CCFA and other advocates that include Facebook Live Chats, Twitter Chats and much more! This year I … Continue reading Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA)- Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week!