Posts tagged autoimmune disease
Top 10 Positivity Tips For Women With IBD: As Told by 10 IBD Warriors

From diving in to yoga, to letting yourself feel your feels, these 10 women share their top positivity tips for those of us living with IBD. But, no matter the illness, these tips are bound to help.

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An Open Letter To Anyone Who Has Ever Told Me "But You Don't Look Sick"

This isn’t a letter that is meant to attack you, but instead a letter that is meant to make you rethink the words that come out of your mouth and open your eyes to a new perspective – a perspective I hope you never have to experience first-hand.

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Ulcerative Colitis Stole my Spontaneity but Gave me Strength: The Losses & Gains of Chronic Illness

When I was first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2017, I had the same thought that most young women probably have when they receive the news that they have a chronic illness – “My. Life. Is. OVER.”

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Introducing the new IBD HealthLine App

Have you ever felt alone due to having IBD? Misunderstood? Secluded? Been there DONE that and trust me - it isn't fun. That’s why I am SO excited to announce the launch of the new IBD HealthLine App!!! A space created to create community for those of us living with IBD.

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6 Tips To Help You Eat Intuitively While On A Healing Diet

I consider myself an intuitive eater, but I also follow a healing diet. I know, crazy right? But just hear me out. I’ve been called out for this, being told that you can’t eat a specific way (aka paleo and SCD in my case) and be an “intuitive eater.”

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Getting My Ulcerative Colitis Warrior Spirit Back: Health Update

I’ve been wanting to write a health-update post for you all for so long now, but I just couldn’t quite get in the right headspace to do so. Because, to be honest, up until now I was struggling. A lot. Physically, mentally, emotionally.

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5 Things To Never Say To Someone With IBD

With Crohn’s and colitis awareness week having been last week, my autoimmune disease was on my mind almost 24/7. Getting to connect with so many other IBD warriors and share their stories on my Instagram was so amazing and showed me how bada** dealing with IBD truly makes us.

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How Being Hospitalized For Ulcerative Colitis Changed My Life

I’ve tried sitting down to write this post for a long time now. I even tried starting it in the hospital, but I needed time. Time to process, to think, to shake the fear and nerves a little more. Time to really, truly reflect on what the hell I had just been through, how it has changed me, reshaped my outlook on life and how my life will change moving forwards.

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College Advice: 10 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Freshman-Year Self

I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that I’m a college graduate… does that mean I’m a REAL adult!? Thinking back on these past four years, it hit me that I just really, REALLY wish I could've given my freshman year self some college advice.

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My Specific Carbohydrate Diet Ebook LAUNCH!!!

I can’t believe the day is FINALLY here!!! After months of creating specific carbohydrate diet friendly recipes, testing them (and retesting them), photographing them, editing photos and designing the pages of this ebook, it feels surreal that it has finally launched.

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MY SPECIFIC CARBOHYDRATE DIET EBOOK LAUNCH!!!

I can’t believe the day is FINALLY here!!! After months of creating specific carbohydrate diet friendly recipes, testing them (and retesting them), photographing them, editing photos and designing the pages of this ebook, it feels surreal that it has finally launched.

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Health-Journey Update: Why My Autoimmune Disease Does Define Me

I realized it was time for a health update, because it’s been a hot second and, as always, my health journey is ebbing and flowing. As you know, when I got diagnosed with IBD this summer, the doctors first believed it was Crohn’s Disease…

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