Bloated . . . . :(

As some symptoms went away, I've gained a new one . . sighs  . .  Ladies have you ever been severely bloated where it looks like you're pregnant?  I first noticed it at work yesterday. I knew I wasn't feeling well because my stomach was making a lot of noise and I was belching a lot. As … Continue reading Bloated . . . . 😦

Kudos to Dr. Phil :) . . .

I really believe there is little awareness in mainstream media about Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), so when I see a clip about IBD on TV, I get excited! Kudos to the Dr. Phil show for spreading awareness about IBD! Please watch below and share with your family and friends. It's a great video about what is IBD.

Exhausted . . .

Every since I was a kid I have always had "low energy". According to my mother I was the perfect child 🙂 . . . .  Not because I was an only child ;), but I was never hyper.  I was very shy and reserved, and also anemic as a child. I remember in elementary school going … Continue reading Exhausted . . .

Youth and IBD . . . .

Through my research I was surprised to discover that many "IBDers" are young, like very young, under the age of 18.  According to CCFA.org, approximately 1.4 million Americans have either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. That number is almost evenly split between the two conditions, and one in ten IBD patients are under the age of … Continue reading Youth and IBD . . . .