Over the past year, I’ve grown increasingly frustrated with my workouts by making things too complicated to sustain. So, I finally put together a simple sheet to track my daily progress, and I couldn’t be happier. For those who know me well, fitness is — and always has been — a big part of myContinue reading “Keeping fitness simple”
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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.
Part 2: Fasting and diet, my one-two punch out of my most recent Crohn’s flare up
Part 2 is here! Well, technically, it’s parts 3, 4, and 5 of what I did to help pull me out of my latest Crohn’s Disease mini flare up. If you didn’t read last week’s post, I encourage you to go back and read it, as it paints the picture for what got me intoContinue reading “Part 2: Fasting and diet, my one-two punch out of my most recent Crohn’s flare up”
Episode 36: Ciara Munnelly takes control of Crohn’s with mindset and fitness
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/ywxmz8/Ciara_Munnelly.mp3 In today’s episode, Ciara Munnelly shares her journey with Crohn’s Disease and how she’s learned to change her mindset and find better health through fitness and lifestyle.
Episode 31: Jessica Porter, Crohn’s Disease Warrior and Bikini Competitor
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/3j9nym/Jessica_Porter_mix.mp3 In today’s episode, Crohn’s Warrior Jessica Porter shares her journey with IBD and is proving that you can do anything with a chronic illness. Jessica’s Crohn’s journey began six years ago when her first symptoms of pain and bloating were becoming a daily occurrence. In late 2014 the pain was worsening and in 2015Continue reading “Episode 31: Jessica Porter, Crohn’s Disease Warrior and Bikini Competitor”
Choosing a rebounder
I’m long overdue for writing the last post in my 3-part rebounding series. After covering why I love rebounding, some of the health benefits, and how it plays a role in my overall Crohn’s management, I now want to talk about how to choose the right rebounder for you. With so many choices on theContinue reading “Choosing a rebounder”
Episode 28: Rachel Epplin-Rincker, Part 2 – Nutrition, fitness, medications, and advocacy
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/s3a9dv/E28_-_Rachel_PART_2.mp3 In part 2 of my interview with Rachel Epplin-Rincker, she continues to share her journey with Crohn’s Disease and how important both nutrition and physical activity were, in addition to Remicade, to helping her achieve the best health of her life.
Episode 26: Katie Dolgert, 18-year Ulcerative Colitis Warrior
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/ukdddh/Episode_26_-_Katie_Dolgert.mp3 In this episode, 18-year Ulcerative Colitis Warrior Katie Dolgert shares her journey with IBD. She talks about her story from diagnosis at age 21, her experiences with medications, and how her pregnancy with her second child put her into remission. Focusing on good overall health through lifestyle practices, nutrition, and fitness, she continues toContinue reading “Episode 26: Katie Dolgert, 18-year Ulcerative Colitis Warrior”
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”
“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”