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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Looking Back at 3 Years Ago


Me? A Mom? I’ve never really thought of myself as the motherly type. Don’t get me wrong; babies are cute and all that. But I’ve never been drawn to them like most women are. I don’t go ga ga whenever I see a random baby.  I’ve never had baby fever. In fact, the maternal pull seems to have skipped…

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Complications of Ulcerative Colitis


Complications of Ulcerative Colitis (and How to Spot Them) Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an adventure all by itself. You never know from one day to the next how your day is going to go or what surprises await you. I thought it might be helpful, particularly for new patients, if I wrote a two-part series of complications…

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