Episode 42: Troy Parsons (@flaredupfitness), IBD Warrior and Advocate

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/b3pkvw/Episode_42_Troy_Parsons.mp3 Today’s guest is Troy Parsons, Crohn’s Warrior and IBD advocate. Diagnosed 10 years ago at the age of 17, Troy has faced adversity, enjoyed accomplishments and successes, and suffered failures. But, through it all, he has continued learning, seeking health, and is ready to face any challenges that the next 10 years may bring.

Cystoscopy: My fears and anticipation vs. what actually happened

Do you ever find yourself loving Google, yet hating it at the same time? That was the case for me as I spent more and more time researching and looking up information during the two weeks leading up to my cystoscopy earlier this month. My last four urine tests all showed blood in the urine,Continue reading “Cystoscopy: My fears and anticipation vs. what actually happened”

Episode 40: Allie Koplan, Ulcerative Colitis Warrior, dives deep into surgery, recovery, and mindset

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/hf2hji/Episode_40_Allie_Koplan.mp3 In today’s episode, Allie Koplan shares her Ulcerative Colitis story and dives deep into her ostomy and take-down surgeries, recovery, and mindset.

Episode 39: Jenny Pascoe (@crohnieintheclassroom) talks travel, hypnotherapy, meditation, and fitness

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/gj7cvm/Jenny-crohnieintheclassroom.mp3 In today’s episode, Jenny Pascoe shares her Crohn’s story and how it took 10 years of battling symptoms before a capsule endoscopy confirmed a diagnosis of IBD. She struggled during those years trying to find ways to manage her symptoms, including numerous dietary changes, and even found herself wondering if it was all inContinue reading “Episode 39: Jenny Pascoe (@crohnieintheclassroom) talks travel, hypnotherapy, meditation, and fitness”

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 33: Author Anitriss Smith, “Undefeated: My Fight with Crohn’s Disease”

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/xn3k7a/Anitriss_Smith_mixdown.mp3 In today’s episode, author Anitriss Smith shares her 18-year journey with Crohn’s Disease and how her desire to help others with IBD know that they are not alone, drove her to tell her story in her new book Undefeated: My fight with Crohn’s Disease.

Episode 29: Logan Crumrine, 25-year Crohn’s Warrior

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/dk5k4z/E29_-_Logan_Crumrine.mp3 In this week’s episode, Logan Crumrine answers the call for more male IBD advocates. After battling Crohn’s Disease for 25 years, he’s now speaking up to share his story and help bring awareness to Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis.

Episode 25: Mylissa Merten, Crohn’s Warrior finding remission through medication, lifestyle, and nutrition

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/9nqc4i/E25_-_Mylissa_Merten.mp3 In today’s episode, Mylissa Merten, a Crohn’s Disease Warrior who was diagnosed almost 17 years ago, shares her experience as a camper at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Camp Oasis and how, after 10 years of fighting to find something that would put her into remission, found that medications paired with the right nutritionContinue reading “Episode 25: Mylissa Merten, Crohn’s Warrior finding remission through medication, lifestyle, and nutrition”

Episode 23: Jeff Gish (Stephanie’s husband) shares a spouse’s perspective of IBD

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/45pisq/Episode_23_-_Jeff_and_Steph.mp3 In this episode my husband, Jeff Gish, shares his perspective of Crohn’s Disease as an IBD spouse. He shares his view of what it’s like to live with someone who has IBD and answers my questions about what are some of the things that maybe I should have told him in the beginning orContinue reading “Episode 23: Jeff Gish (Stephanie’s husband) shares a spouse’s perspective of IBD”

Episode 21: Veronica Blancato, Crohn’s and extraintestinal manifestations

https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/t23zau/Episode_21_-_Veronica_Blancato.mp3 Today’s guest is Veronica Blancato. With more than 15 years of fighting Crohn’s Disease, she shares her journey from diagnosis to remission, battling a variety of extraintestinal manifestations along the way. She shares her experiences with surgery, arthritis, osteochondromas, pancreatitis, fatigue, and more.