IBD vs “Stomach Flu”

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The Difference Between IBD & Stomach Flu Patients living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) have a strong message they’d like to share with the rest of the world: IBD is not the “stomach flu.” Not even close. Gastroenteritis, as the stomach flu is officially known, is most commonly caused by a virus. I will be using the terms interchangeably….

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Holiday Blues and IBD

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Holiday Blues and IBD by Beckey Gooden The holidays are a time of reflection, joy and for some people, solitude.  When you are dealing with chronic illnesses like UC or Crohn’s, the blues can be overwhelming. Many of us have lost our dignity, our professional lives, and many friendships. It’s hard to find our old selves and be part of…

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CIB 2016 Holiday Giveaway!!!

Chronic Illness Bloggers Holiday Giveaway Hey guys! As you may know, over this past year, I have been a proud member of the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network. Through the network, I have been bringing you sponsored product reviews and enjoying every minute of it. To read some of my reviews, click here. If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out…

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