IBD, stress, and exercise . . .

Prior to being diagnosed I was becoming a very active person. Exercising was something that I was starting to enjoy, and when I'm excited about something I need to know everything about it. I did research on how to become a better runner, the importance of having a strong core, the best food for energy … Continue reading IBD, stress, and exercise . . .

CCFA Team Challenge . . . .

Prior to being diagnosed with colitis I was very active. I would jog 3 times a week and attend a body-pump class every Saturday, which was a mixture of aerobics and weight lifting. It was for my training for the Mudderella, my first ever mud run.  It was a great experience and I'm glad I … Continue reading CCFA Team Challenge . . . .

Kudos to : Phillies’ Jake Diekman

Phillies' Jake Diekman has had UC since he was 10 years old. I admire him because many IBDers do not have the energy to be active.  I know prior to being diagnosed, I was very active and loved it, but I no longer have the energy lately. But for someone with UC who takes 20 … Continue reading Kudos to : Phillies’ Jake Diekman