Some days, I almost forget that I have Crohn’s Disease. Honestly, I don’t think there’s been a single day since my diagnosis 13 years ago–or even since my first symptoms 17 years ago–that I haven’t thought about Crohn’s or digestive issues. But for the most part, my day-to-day life with Crohn’s is well managed…and althoughContinue reading “Forgetting Crohn’s (almost…)”
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Episode 43: Shawn Bethea (ChronicallyStrong.com), IBD Warrior and Advocate
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/wmy8tz/Episode_43_Shawn_Bethea.mp3 In today’s episode, Shawn Bethea shares her IBD story from her first diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis in 2009 to an eventual diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease this year. She’s been through medications, surgery, and countless diets and has finally learned to navigate life with IBD.
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.
Episode 41: Alysa Johnsen–Healing Ulcerative Colitis with yoga, mindset, and plant-based nutrition
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/etjwae/Episode_41_Alysa_Johnsen.mp3 In today’s episode, Alysa shares how she’s been managing her Ulcerative Colitis through yoga, mindset, and plant-based nutrition. After being diagnosed with IBD and suffering from the side effects of Lialda, she sought the help of an integrative medical doctor.
Episode 40: Allie Koplan, Ulcerative Colitis Warrior, dives deep into surgery, recovery, and mindset
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/hf2hji/Episode_40_Allie_Koplan.mp3 In today’s episode, Allie Koplan shares her Ulcerative Colitis story and dives deep into her ostomy and take-down surgeries, recovery, and mindset.
Episode 39: Jenny Pascoe (@crohnieintheclassroom) talks travel, hypnotherapy, meditation, and fitness
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/gj7cvm/Jenny-crohnieintheclassroom.mp3 In today’s episode, Jenny Pascoe shares her Crohn’s story and how it took 10 years of battling symptoms before a capsule endoscopy confirmed a diagnosis of IBD. She struggled during those years trying to find ways to manage her symptoms, including numerous dietary changes, and even found herself wondering if it was all inContinue reading “Episode 39: Jenny Pascoe (@crohnieintheclassroom) talks travel, hypnotherapy, meditation, and fitness”
Episode 38: Kristen Furey, 11 Health Patient Coach and HOPE Conference Project Manager
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/xgfedw/E38_Kristen_Furey.mp3 In today’s episode, the first 11 Health Patient Coach, Kristen Furey, shares her Crohn’s journey. Diagnosed at age 12, Kristen has battled IBD for 13 years. She underwent her ostomy surgery in 2013 and had a total colectomy in 2015.
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”
Fasting and diet, my one-two punch out of my most recent Crohn’s flare up
How I used fasting and diet to pull out of a mini Crohn’s flare up and yes, vegetables really do hate me… Things started going downhill two months ago in July. Over the summer, I started playing around with adding different vegetables into my keto-carnivore diet. One by one–and spread out over the courseContinue reading “Fasting and diet, my one-two punch out of my most recent Crohn’s flare up”
Episode 37: Sophie Howard, Crohn’s Warrior, talks about travel, stress, and community
https://crohnsfitnessfood.podbean.com/mf/play/jadbdk/sophie_crohnswithme.mp3 In today’s episode, Sophie Howard shares her journey with Crohn’s Disease. After being diagnosed at the age of 11, she learned to navigate the ups and downs of Crohn’s as a child and fought off countless infections over the years. Now, 14 years later, she chooses to look at the accomplishments in her lifeContinue reading “Episode 37: Sophie Howard, Crohn’s Warrior, talks about travel, stress, and community”