Episode 38: Kristen Furey, 11 Health Patient Coach and HOPE Conference Project Manager

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/xgfedw/E38_Kristen_Furey.mp3 In today’s episode, the first 11 Health Patient Coach, Kristen Furey, shares her Crohn’s journey. Diagnosed at age 12, Kristen has battled IBD for 13 years. She underwent her ostomy surgery in 2013 and had a total colectomy in 2015.

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

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/ejphny/E16_-_Meghan_Cary_Brown.mp3 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 aContinue reading “Episode 16: Meghan Cary Brown, Crohn’s/Colitis Warrior and Patient Coach”

Episode 13: “Carrie the Crohnie”

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/xzwjec/Episode_13_-_Carrie_Combs.mp3 Today’s guest is Carrie Combs, who was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 8 years ago at the age of 22. Within her first 5 years after diagnosis, she had three surgeries, countless medication changes, and–as she puts it–a lot of really bad days.

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

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/yvadsh/Episode_4_-_Patrick_Lee_mixdown_v3.mp3 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 toContinue reading “Episode 4: Patrick Lee, Crohn’s Warrior since 2007”

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

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/i7a3ud/Episode_2_-_Theresa_Spiess_mixdown.mp3 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.

My CBD/Hemp Oil & Crohn’s Experience

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 intoContinue reading “My CBD/Hemp Oil & Crohn’s Experience”

Episode 0: Preview of Crohn’s Fitness Food Podcast

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/5ex5ab/Episode_0_-_CFF_Preview_mixdown.mp3 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;” JenContinue reading “Episode 0: Preview of Crohn’s Fitness Food Podcast”