Episode 16: Meghan Cary Brown, Crohn’s/Colitis Warrior and Patient Coach

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This week’s guest is Meghan Cary Brown. At 27 years old, Meghan has lived 10 years with active disease, 13 years with indeterminate Crohn’s/Colitis, and 3 years with an ostomy. But IBD can’t stop her. In that same time, she’s also gotten married, graduated college, lived in four different states, travelled abroad, adopted a zoo of fur babies, and–most recently–landed her dream job as a Patient Coach. Continue reading “Episode 16: Meghan Cary Brown, Crohn’s/Colitis Warrior and Patient Coach”

Episode 4: Patrick Lee, Crohn’s Warrior since 2007

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Episode 4 of the Crohn’s Fitness Food podcast is available today!

Today’s guest is Patrick Lee, co-owner of Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Hicksville, NY, and Crohn’s Warrior since 2007. Since his diagnosis, Patrick has been learning to manage his Crohn’s Disease through a combination of medication, diet, supplements, and lifestyle and is hoping to help raise awareness for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Continue reading “Episode 4: Patrick Lee, Crohn’s Warrior since 2007”

Episode 2: Theresa Spiess, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, South Texas Chapter

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Today’s guest is Theresa Spiess, the Community Director (now Executive Directory) for the South Texas Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. In this episode, she talks in-depth about the patient-driven initiatives, research, educational programs, and activities of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. Continue reading “Episode 2: Theresa Spiess, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, South Texas Chapter”

My CBD/Hemp Oil & Crohn’s Experience

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For the longest time, I viewed CBD/hemp oil as just another snake oil. I’ve tried so many supplements, diets, and lifestyle hacks over the years that have all promised the moon…but in the end, the only thing they’ve done is lighten my wallet. So when all the claims about CBD oil were first coming into the mainstream, it seemed like just another product that was too good to be true. Which is why I decided to save my money and not jump on the bandwagon…until now.

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Episode 0: Preview of Crohn’s Fitness Food Podcast

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This is happening! New podcast officially launching on Monday, January 7, 2019! I’ve wanted to do this for over a year and I finally decided there’s no better time than the present!

Subscribe today on iTunes or Google so you don’t miss upcoming interviews with Natalie Hayden, from the blog “Lights, Camera, Crohn’s;” Jen Bubert, fitness coach and nearly 20-year Crohn’s warrior, and Theresa Spiess, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Community Director, South Texas chapter.

In this new podcast, I’ll be interviewing a variety of people with Crohn’s and Colitis to share their stories, experiences, and tips for managing IBD.

We have so much to learn from each other and so much support and hope to give to each other.

Do you want to share your story and be interviewed? Use the contact page to let me know!