Our Stories

These special people inspire us with laughter and wisdom. Read their personal stories — or share one of your own.


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Author Image Lashawna17
Joined Nov 27, 2018

Chrons disease is hard

Hi I am 18 years old and I have chrons disease I got dignosed around 2016 after I got dignosed it’s been hard for ... read more

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Author Image tomiyowill
Joined Nov 5, 2015

Caring for a child with C...

I was never prepared to deal with the struggle of having to accept that my child's diagnosis was a "forever&quo... read more

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Author Image Marcela cruz
Joined Nov 23, 2018

Superando la enfermedad

Fui diagnosticada con colitis ulcerativa en el 2016, fue muy duro para mi enfrentarme a una enfermedad cronica, una enfe... read more

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Author Image Bonnie Humke
Joined Nov 5, 2018

I Started a Company becau...

I recently developed an e-greeting card company called, KomfortKardz.  The cards are designed for all occasions but... read more

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Author Image chuchu52
Joined Nov 4, 2018

struggle with Ulcerative ...

I am a UC patient since 1995 and have had a good management of the disease all this time till June 2018 where the routin... read more

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Author Image MMClark
Joined Oct 25, 2018

It Is What It Is

I’ve been dealing with Crohn’s for nearly forty years; although, I was not given the appropriate label for w... read more

Empowered to stand up

Author Image betterdays
Joined Jun 12, 2008

Hello Friends, I wanted to post my story. I have had Crohn's Disease for over 20 years.Over this time I have had ... read more

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Author Image roelnd
Joined Oct 23, 2018

Building a digital assist...

Hi everybody. Hope all is well. This is my coming out if you will. For years I have been silent about living with Cro... read more

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Author Image Zapotok
Joined Oct 19, 2018

Mood swings

My sweet innocent boy was recently diagnosed with severe chrohns and ulcerative colitis. We spent the majority of the su... read more