End the Burn: World IBD Day 2017

World IBD Day 2017 Here we are again. This is my third year participating in World IBD and I am SO excited! Awareness and advocacy is my passion and any chance to get a little extra awareness in is always good. So what is World IBD Day? According to, it’s a day led by world-wide patient organizations and…

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Baby Ninja, World IBD Day & J-Pouch Pregnancy


It’s just emotion that’s taken me over… Ok, so I know last week I talked about my thoughts on how my advocacy would be affected by a new baby. This week, I have more thoughts and emotions as it relates to pregnancy, j-pouch life and childbirth I feel like I need to discuss. Thank you again for listening to more…

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Advocacy Efforts Moving Forward

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The Future of Colitis Ninja Time Overwhelmingly Flies I’ve been doing so much thinking lately. This is going to be a bit of a rambling post (sorry). These past 25 weeks have sped by faster than I ever could have imagined. Prenatal appointments, nursery preparation, and advocacy efforts are only a handful of things I have going on right now….

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The Ins and Outs of Ulcerative Colitis


Ulcerative Colitis Back when I first began blogging, I wrote a post with a basic overview of ulcerative colitis (UC). Back then, I’d only had the disease for three years and I still didn’t have a full grasp on what UC really was. That was three years ago now and I’ve been living with UC for six years now….

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