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”
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/z49azv/E_18_-_Zach_and_Chelsie_2.mp3 In this episode, Zach and Chelsie Leighter share their stories of battling Crohn’s Disease. Together since high school, they are now married with a little boy, Kash. Zach was diagnosed with Crohn’s at the age of 12, has been on countless medications from steroids to biologics, and just one month ago had his temporaryContinue reading “Episode 18: Zach and Chelsie Leighter, Crohn’s Warriors”
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.
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/n5qk93/Episode_12_-_Elizabeth_Alvarez.mp3 Today’s guest is Elizabeth Alvarez, also known as The Dancing Crohnie. Elizabeth was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2011 at the age of 21. Since then, she’s described her journey as one wild ride trying to attain remission. She’s been on numerous medications–including included Remicade, Entyvio, Humira, Stelara, Prednisone, Dilaudid, Valium and many others–andContinue reading “Episode 12: Elizabeth Alvarez, “The Dancing Crohnie””
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”
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/8hxpq7/Episode_10_-_Jim_Bell.mp3 Today’s guest today is Jim Bell, a Crohn’s Warrior since the age of 8 who was inspired to run his first marathon at the age of 44. In this episode, Jim share his Crohn’s journey, why running has become a passion for him now, and what he’s doing to raise awareness for Crohn’s andContinue reading “Episode 10: Jim Bell, Crohn’s Warrior and Marathon Runner”
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/wriygm/Episode_9_-_Samantha_Rynearson.mp3 Episode 9 of the Crohn’s Fitness Food podcast with Samantha Rynearson (@crohnicallyfabulous) is here! Listen online (link above) or subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts! 🎙 Samantha is a cake artist, wife, mother, and Crohn’s Warrior since 2012. In this episode, she shares her journey with Crohn’s and how she’s learned to balance family,Continue reading “Episode 9: Samantha Rynearson, Cake Artist & Crohn’s Warrior”
Nathalie is an architecture student, blogger, and Crohn’s advocate who focuses on self care, self love, meditation, and gratitude.