Anonymously Brave: Poo is Taboo

Brave

Anonymously Brave: Poo is Taboo This week my story was featured on the Today Show’s website and Facebook page. The week before last, Susan James called me for an interview. At the time, I didn’t think much of it… I’ve been interviewed before, but most of those interviews were for smaller, lesser-known websites. Never anything so well-known as the…

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Everything You Wanted to Know But Never Asked About CCFA

CCFA

Everything You Wanted to Know About CCFA While I was in Michigan last month, one of the doctors said something that struck me. She said, “There are a lot of misconceptions about the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). People think they’re all about money and doctors and pharmaceutical companies. But they are actually patient-focused and have some…

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Can Diet Induce Remission?

Can the Specific Carbohydrate Diet induce remission in IBD? I’ve stated it many times before. Diet is an extremely sensitive issue for many people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. For different reasons. Some pine for the days when they were able to eat whatever they wanted without consequences. Others get upset because people slap them in the face with…

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The Dangers of Miracle Cures

“I drank coconut juice for two weeks and cured my Crohn’s Disease!” “My cousin cured his colitis by taking slippery elm!” “When I cut out dairy, it cured my IBD!!!” How many of you have heard phrases similar to these? If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a dozen times. Have you tried…? It will CURE you! All these “cures” and home…

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