Healthy young woman enjoying sunset, finding balance Anorexia and Crohn's

Anorexia and Crohn’s: Living in Recovery, Striving for Remission

I have been living my life in recovery from anorexia for almost 9 years now.…


Large group of birds sitting on wires with one isolated away from others, demonstrating social isolation with chronic illness

7 Strategies for Dealing with Social Isolation

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Humans are naturally interdependent…


Birth control pills and IUD, possible options for IBD patient

Which Type of Birth Control Is Best for You?

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD,…


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11 Relationship Tips from People Who’ve Been There

Dating, marriage, relationships—romantic connections are often a challenge to…


Toilet Paper Rolls. Bathroom hacks (stool, diarrhea) for IBD (inflammatory bowel disease), Crohns, ulcerative colitis.

4 Bathroom Hacks That Are Real Game Changers

We all know that having IBD means you’ll likely spend a lot of time in the…


Hands framing view of country field. Advice for setting wellness goals for IBD, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's.

How I Set Wellness Goals for My Health

Once upon a time, my goal was to stop bleeding from my gut. My goal was to…


Flower growing in crack of pavement. Feelings of Shame, Guilt, Failure associated with Crohn's disease and IBD symptoms.

Shame, Failure and Guilt—Overcoming the Silent Symptoms of Crohn’s

When I was first diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 1997, I really had no idea…