What Your Friends With Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis Want You To Know

Hello from the other side of what was a crappy — ugh, partial pun — week last week. I had every intention of sharing all kinds of posts in honor of Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week, but instead I was too busy actually having Crohn’s disease. Not only was my disease particularly humbling last week, […]

A Plea From A Girl With Crohn’s: Please Let Me Use Your Bathroom

This past Sunday, I woke up feeling determined. I was going to go to a spin class! Other than the marathon and a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, I haven’t been up for much in the fitness department. Running and other high-impact workouts don’t generally agree with my stomach, and sometimes all the twisting and inverting in […]

Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

Today kicks off Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week. I wrote this post last year and am republishing and updating it now to give a little background about my history with Crohn’s disease.  If you’re new here, hi! I’m Ali, and I have Crohn’s Disease. (Hi Ali!) I was diagnosed when I was 7 years old, […]

Humbled

I’m almost at a loss for words this morning. I don’t think I’ve ever really been completely knocked speechless — I’m a big fan of talking and making noise — but last night blew me away. I woke up with a giant, totally goofy smile on my face today. Let me try to find the […]

“What Did They Have You Do?”

That was the big question everyone was asking me yesterday afternoon. To get you caught up, here are my posts relating to the Jack Rabbit “Run for the Rabbit” competition: First, I applied for the program. Then I found out I made it through the first round of cuts and got a callback. Then I […]