In today’s episode Jackie Robbins shares her 30 year IBD journey. Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at age 8, she spent most of her childhood feeling alone and angry. Once diagnosed, she was immediately started on prednisone that helped control her symptoms, but caused her to gain weight and eventually wreak havoc on her body image.Continue reading “Jackie Robbins, Ulcerative Colitis Warrior on a mission to help others become fearless! (E55)”
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“Those Pants”…Replacing negative thoughts with positive ones
Most women have “those pants.” You know, the ones we wore 20 years ago or the ones that we keep in our closet because “one day” we’ll fit into them again… My weight has fluctuated over the years, admittedly not very much, only +/- 10 pounds since I graduated high school 20 years ago (withContinue reading ““Those Pants”…Replacing negative thoughts with positive ones”
Episode 19: Carrie Combs returns; we talk emotions, coping with Crohn’s, and running!
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/p2jrmn/Episode_19_-_Carrie_Combs_part_2.mp3 In this week’s episode, I caught up again with Carrie Combs (@carriethecrohnie) to follow up on her recent race at the Nashville Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and to go deeper into some of the emotional aspects of Crohn’s Disease, along with the coping mechanisms and habits that made dealing with a Crohn’s diagnosis evenContinue reading “Episode 19: Carrie Combs returns; we talk emotions, coping with Crohn’s, and running!”