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| August 14, 2017
Contact Barb

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15 Things to Remember if You Love a Person with Crohn’s Diseas

| August 4, 2017
15 Things to Remember if You Love a Person with Crohn’s Diseas

Many otherwise intelligent individuals have the rather insensitive view that Crohn’s Disease is simply a nice medical term for an illness that people have because they lack self-control. To them, everyone has bowel troubles, some more than others, and that all it takes is watching what one eats and drinks in order to have normal more »

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When It’s Hard to Hope 

| February 17, 2016
When It’s Hard to Hope 

by Walk in the Word with James McDonald “Do you want to be healed” (John 5:6, ESV)? Whether you’re in the midst of a rough marriage, a health crisis, or just feeling the weight of our sin-worn world, nothing in your life is going to change until you change the way you think. You have more »

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IBD Plexus – New Research Database From CCFA

| January 18, 2016
IBD Plexus – New Research Database From CCFA

One of my awesome friends and fellow IBD bloggers, Colitis Ninja®, informed me of a new initiative by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). CCFA launched a research database just for IBD. The new initiative (known as IBD Plexus) involves patients, physicians, academic and industry researchers. Please visit our friend’s sites for more information on more »

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

| December 1, 2015
Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

December 1st – 7th is Crohns & Colitis Awareness Week. I am passionate about educating folks about this disease. It was once know as the ‘closet disease’ because people were embarrassed to talk about poop so they tended to hide out at home. I’m so thankful that knowledge is gradually helping to eliminate fear. Praying for more »

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8 Ways to Live With Crohn’s

| November 12, 2015
8 Ways to Live With Crohn’s

1. Knowledge It’s one thing to listen to your GI doctor about things to do and not do or should I say, eat or not eat, you have to remember most GI doctors do not deal with Crohn’s patients on a regular basis. This is why you need to bone up on what Crohn’s is more »

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Things to Remember if You Love a Person with Crohn’s Disease

| November 8, 2015
Things to Remember if You Love a Person with Crohn’s Disease

But first let’s talk a little about what Crohn’s is. It is a life-long “friend”. The vast majority of sufferer’s will experience Crohn’s symptoms for the rest of their lives. Even if in “remission”. Sufferers most often come to terms with the fact that, for the rest of their life, they will be fighting through unpredictable more »

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Why Eating Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

| January 8, 2015 | Reply
Why Eating Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

When dieting, many people are tempted to skip breakfast as a way to cut back on the calories. Scientific studies have shown that avoiding this meal completely backfires on most dieters. Why? There are several reasons, but first and foremost is that you are setting your body’s hunger level for the rest of the day. more »

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