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Author Image natbak192
Joined Jun 1, 2017

newly diagnosed

A few weeks ago, I woke up early and went for my usual morning run. I didn't realize that soon my the life I knew wa... read more

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Author Image Jsmit102
Joined May 23, 2017

Living with Crohns

Hey I'm new to this. I've never reached out before. I generally keep everything to myself. I'm 30 years old ... read more

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Author Image lexi4acure
Joined May 6, 2017

Alexia

This is Heather, Alexia's mom.  She asked me to write her story so this is my version of her story. In March of... read more

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Author Image manish
Joined Mar 10, 2017

Sharing My Story

I was diagnosed with CD when I was 16 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, treatments,... read more

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Author Image jtrosclair
Joined May 3, 2017

Becoming OSTOmistic

Following a colonoscopy on the morning of December 22, 2015, I awoke from an anesthetic-induced haze to hear my mother... read more

Crohns Disease Diagnosing...

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Hi, I am new to this-first post.I have had Crohn's for 35 years and 5 surgeries. I also have a condition know as Ank... read more

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Author Image Only1
Joined Apr 28, 2017

My Daugther

My daughter is only 11 yrs old she was just diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in March. I knew when she was 6 yrs&... read more

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Author Image Winneroflifeuc
Joined Apr 24, 2017

The Winner of Life UC

This was only the beginning...2007 I'm in the process of an update. Almost had my Colon removed again in October of ... read more

Sues Journey with Crohns

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I was told I had Crohn's immediately after my colonoscopy. The Dr. said they took biopsies. I thought it would ... read more