dating with IBD, when to tell your significant other

When to Tell a Date About IBD

Have you ever been on a first date and spent most of it in the bathroom? I…


I Was Misdiagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

For most of us with chronic illnesses, a big part of the journey is receiving a…


Fulfilling life with chronic illness; group of young people having fun conversations on a patio

Person First, Patient Second: 10 Tips for Living a Fulfilling Life

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when I was 14 years old. I’ve…


The way back to health; Natalie Suppes in a hospital during a Crohn's flare

Unbreakable: Taking Back My Health After a Crohn’s Diagnosis

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD It all started with loose bowel…


Share your IBD story for World IBD Day

Tell Your IBD Story Today and Every Day

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD It’s easy to pretend with IBD. It’s easy…


Struggling with invisible illness, World IBD Day

What an Invisible Illness Really Feels Like

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Having an invisible illness comes with…


Troy Parsons shares his experiences with Crohns, an invisible illness

But You Don’t Look Sick—the Reality of an Invisible Illness

Medically reviewed by Pat Bass, MD How often do you look at someone and think…


My story typed on vintage typewriter, sharing about struggles of IBD in healthcare for minorities

As a Chronically-Ill Brown Woman, Here’s Why I Share My Survival Story

A few weekends ago I had the honor of attending the 5th annual HealtheVoices…


Couple relaxing and holding hands, relationship tips from people with IBD who are single, dating, married

11 Relationship Tips from People Who’ve Been There

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