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.
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.
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/jk5ewc/E27_-_Rachel_PART_1.mp3 In today’s episode, Rachel Epplin-Rincker shares her Crohn’s story and how she went more than 20 years undiagnosed. With symptoms from the time she was a baby until her early adult life, she was dismissed by doctors, believed to be anorexic, and slowly worsened as the years went by.
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/5jvse5/E24_-_Steph_Solocast_mixdown.mp3 Today’s episode is a special solocast where I’m taking the opportunity to answer the most common questions that many of you, my fellow IBD warriors, ask me through Instagram, email, and my blog. My first “solocast” was Episode 6 where I shared my full Crohn’s story, so be sure to check that out ifContinue reading “Episode 24: Stephanie Gish answers her most-asked questions!”
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”
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!”
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”
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”
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/kxve96/E17_Ryan_Van_Voorhis.mp3 Today’s guest is Ryan Van Voorhis, who was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in high school and has been living with an ostomy for the past 15 years. Inspired by the health care team who helped him through the early years with Crohn’s, he decided to pursue a Masters in Social Work, which allowed himContinue reading “Episode 17: Ryan Van Voorhis, Crohn’s Warrior and co-founder Nude Dude Food”