Crohn’s Fitness Food

…and my rocky road to health. Thank you for visiting! Here I share my journey with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 💜, IgA nephropathy 💚, fitness, food, and interviews with other IBD patients from my podcast, Crohn’s Fitness Food.

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Latest Posts

  • Stephanie Brenner: Chronic Illness Psychotherapy (E80)
    Enjoy this interview with Stephanie Brenner, a Crohn’s warrior, ostomate, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has 13 years of experience working with clients with chronic illness. 
  • Stress and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
    For many people, myself included, stress can be a trigger for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flare-ups. Highlighting this point, an article in Scientific American published earlier this month, illustrates how psychological stress can cause an inflammatory response and impaired food movement in the gut. The author, Josh Fischman, a senior editor at Scientific American, noted that, “scientists have traced two detailed molecular pathways from the brain to the gut that produce IBD flares.
  • Tina Aswani Omprakash: Own Your Crohn’s (E79)
    Enjoy this interview with Tina Aswani Omprakash. When Crohn’s disease derailed her career and educational goals 17 years ago, she rose from the ashes and celebrated her graduation this summer from the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and gave the commencement address. 
  • Crohn’s disease and IgA nephropathy
    I started this blog to share my journey with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), specifically Crohn’s disease, and how fitness and food have played a role in my quest for better health. While I’ve shared quite a bit over the years about my Crohn’s journey, I haven’t shared much about my more recent diagnosis of IgA nephropathy. So, I thought I would go ahead and dive in!
  • Flic Manning: Living Human (E78)
    Enjoy this interview with Flic Manning, author, radio broadcaster, speaker and entrepreneur with a flare for dance. She is a disabled and chronically sick human who built a successful twenty year career as a dancer and choreographer while living with chronic invisible, incurable diseases.

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Crohn’s, fitness, food and my rocky road to health.