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.
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Episode 32: Tara Kruck, 20-Year Crohn’s Warrior
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/rzwbfh/Kruck_mixdown.mp3 In today’s episode, Tara Kruck shares her 20-year journey with Crohn’s Disease. Like many IBD Warriors, in the beginning, she first noticed significant weight loss along with increasing abdominal bloating and eventually severe pain. She ignored the symptoms for more than a year and simply attributed them to the stress of being a seniorContinue reading “Episode 32: Tara Kruck, 20-Year Crohn’s Warrior”
Episode 30: Krista Deveau, 18-year Crohn’s Warrior and Kindergarten Teacher
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/e9nhyc/Krista_Deveau_mix.mp3 In this week’s episode, Krista Deveau shares her 18-year Crohn’s journey. Diagnosed at just 9 years old, Krista has gone through multiple surgeries, had a feeding tube twice (one time as a child and another as an adult), and tried just about every medication available for IBD. A little over a year ago, sheContinue reading “Episode 30: Krista Deveau, 18-year Crohn’s Warrior and Kindergarten Teacher”
Episode 22: Katie Vyn, Ulcerative Colitis and the beautiful journey of life
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/frtp6y/Episode_22_-_Katie_Vyn.mp3 Today’s guest is Katie Vyn, who was diagnosed in her early 20s with Ulcerative Colitis. Only one year after her diagnosis in 2000, a blood clot in her leg was the driving force that took her to the hospital where her colon ruptured and she underwent an emergency colectomy. Since then, she’s been growingContinue reading “Episode 22: Katie Vyn, Ulcerative Colitis and the beautiful journey of life”
World IBD Day, May 19
What’s behind this smile? 😁Would you guess fatigue? Dizziness? …How about kidney damage? Anemia? Crohn’s? While you probably would have guessed Crohn’s (simply based on the name of this blog!), the others may not have crossed your mind.
My top 6 tips for fighting Crohn’s Disease
I often get asked what I do to manage my Crohn’s. I’ve been battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) since my first major flare back in 2006. I did OK on biologics–never really having complete relief from my symptoms–but, I’m now on my second attempt at going medication free and about to hit the three yearContinue reading “My top 6 tips for fighting Crohn’s Disease”
Episode 14: Luciana Podschun, 30-year Crohn’s Warrior
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/r6jqkv/Episode_14_-_Luciana.mp3 In this episode, Luciana Podschun shares her nearly 30-year journey with Crohn’s Disease and talks about everything from international travel, the support and love of her husband over the years, and how she doesn’t let Crohn’s stop her from living her life.
Episode 11: Will Jenkins, Crohn’s Warrior and Founder of Intestinal Fortitude
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/j6a4ak/Episode_11_-_Will_Jenkins.mp3 Today’s guest is Will Jenkins, founder of Intestinal Fortitude–supplements for IBD patients created by an IBD patient. Will was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 7 years ago in his mid-30s. After a short time on prednisone and mesalamine, he began searching for a different way to treat his disease. His diagnosis led him down aContinue reading “Episode 11: Will Jenkins, Crohn’s Warrior and Founder of Intestinal Fortitude”
Episode 8: Alexa Federico, NTP & Crohn’s Warrior
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/6ju6qi/Episode_8_-_Alexa_Federico.mp3 This week, Episode 8 of the Crohn’s Fitness Food podcast features Alexa Federico, NTP and Crohn’s Warrior since age 12! Listen online or subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts! 🎙
Episode 7: Nathalie Begin, 10-year Crohn’s Warrior
Nathalie is an architecture student, blogger, and Crohn’s advocate who focuses on self care, self love, meditation, and gratitude.