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Author Image adesnick
Joined Oct 10, 2017

The Amazing Ways the Bicy...

Interesting that exercise isn't a choice under "topic". Here is why it should be. https://www.youtube.c... read more

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Author Image Jkahmar1
Joined Oct 10, 2017

A struggle for months

Hello! My name is Jessica. I am 18 years old and I am a Freshman in college. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in ... read more

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Author Image Chase McDonnell
Joined Sep 20, 2017

listen to your body

 After reading a few of the post here something urged me to tell my story. I have never written on a post before an... read more

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Author Image Luckieface
Joined Aug 28, 2017

Lovely

What is Crohn’s to me? Crohn’s is anxiety. Crohn’s is dreading someone outside the bathroom will hea... read more

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Author Image ajingelsson
Joined Sep 2, 2017

you can become that you h...

So at 13, I started to get my problems and we just thought it was gluten or lactose. We get a German doctor and he takes... read more

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Author Image jprevost
Joined Jul 26, 2017

Song about invisible illn...

Hi! I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2011. Since then, I have been able to manage my symptoms q... read more

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Author Image Hannahbugas
Joined Jul 12, 2017

Not a usual high school e...

One morning almost four years ago, I woke up to my big toe turned bright red, and swelled up to the size of a golf ball.... read more

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Author Image Kera
Joined Jul 9, 2017

Rough seas

All the other 19 year old girls around me were learning to live on their own, going to college and falling in love.I was... read more

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Author Image Bagman
Joined Jul 7, 2017

Living and Working Abroad...

Have Bag - Will Travel I can still recall feeling like a new man almost immediately upon waking up with my ileostomy. S... read more