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Author Image todeen
Joined Jun 2, 2020

Not Backpacking This Year

I was diagnosed in 2015 with Crohn's Disease, when I was 29. However I have had stomach problems since I was 20 year... read more

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Author Image lyssmeno
Joined Feb 2, 2021

Invisible Illness that ch...

Sharing my journey with Crohn’s is something I hate talking about as my life was extremely hard to live at some po... read more

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Author Image melissadfree
Joined May 12, 2020

My Ulcerative Colitis Jou...

My name is Melissa, I turn 32 in June and I live in Northwest Florida with my little family. I was diagnosed with Ulcera... read more

Invisible Illnesses do no...

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Joined May 3, 2020

I have been battling Ulcerative colitis since I was just 18 years old. I was always active in high school. I played all ... read more

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Author Image Lakowskey86
Joined May 2, 2020

Fight every single day

    At 17 you are suppose to be enjoying your senior year of high school with friends. You are suppose to be... read more

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Author Image Healthenly
Joined Apr 28, 2020

Explain Crohns Disease to...

The "Healing Together" podcast from Healthenly.org recently recorded an interview with a Crohn's pati... read more

Ulcerative Colitis Recove...

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Joined Apr 26, 2020

This is Jit. I am a software professional. Currently leaving in Arizona USA. Back in 2008 I was diagnosed with ulcerativ... read more

My story of having Ulcera...

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Joined May 2, 2020

Hello my name is Gabrielle. I am 19 years old. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on August 16, 2019. I never knew ... read more


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Joined Apr 11, 2020

Hi. When I was 14, about to enter high school, I began feeling the symptoms of what would later be diagnosed as Chron... read more