Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

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What It's Actually Like Living With Crohn's Disease

Date: September 25, 2018 at 7:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

I wrote this last night when I was feeling, let’s say, a bit overwhelmed. I’d had a particularly exhausting day, and maybe it was the Crohn’s disease or the fact that I’m now nine months pregnant and am very aware […]

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Making It Count

Date: December 4, 2017 at 9:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

At the end of 2016, I was very sick. In an effort to cheer myself up and not be too down on the fact that the past few months of the year hadn’t shaped up the way I would’ve wanted […]

A Crohn's Disease Update + What I Learned Being On A Patient Advisory Board

Date: October 5, 2017 at 4:32 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

A few weeks ago, I traveled to lovely Willow Grove, PA, to take part in a patient advisory board at Janssen Biotech. Janssen is the company that makes Stelara, the medication I’ve been taking for my Crohn’s disease for about […]

An Update on the Crohn's Situation + Things I'm Loving Right Now

Date: June 20, 2017 at 11:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

(Remember The Situation? What’s he up to?) Hello hello hello and Happy Tuesday! That, my friends, is a touch of forced enthusiasm. The reality is, I’m having a bit of a tough time right now. This Crohn’s flare isn’t letting up even […]

Happy Celine Dion Week!!!

Date: May 30, 2017 at 6:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

“I’m going to start a podcast! But I’ll still have time and energy and the desire to keep blogging!” Oh, Ali. I’m trying, though! Part of me feels like I should have all this podcasting stuff figured out already, because […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 30: My Crohn's Disease Story

Date: May 23, 2017 at 6:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 30 Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play NEW: Follow the Ali on the Run Show on Facebook! I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 7 years […]

Stress & Stuff

Date: May 15, 2017 at 8:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

I know I know I know. It’s been a while. I’ve missed you! I’ve missed writing here! But such is life, and life lately has been, well…let’s discuss. Remember when I had that awesome week of Brooklyn Half training, and […]

On Being Your Own Advocate In A Broken System & Why I Tried InsideTracker

Date: April 10, 2017 at 5:16 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

This is not a sponsored post. Just FYI. Today is Monday, April 10. And on Monday, April 10, I should be home giving myself my next Stelara injection. But in spite of the fact that today is Monday, April 10, I […]

What to Know Before You Get a Colonoscopy

Date: March 8, 2017 at 6:12 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

I happened to get three different messages in the past week asking about getting colonoscopies! And since I’m no stranger to Googling “What to know before you get a colonoscopy,” I figured I’d share my own experiences. You’ll either have […]

My Dairy-Free Month

Date: January 31, 2017 at 12:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

If you’ve been following along here for, say, five minutes or so, then you know my favorite foods are pizza, macaroni and cheese, and ice cream. Also pasta smothered in butter. OK, pretty much anything smothered in butter. And grilled cheese sandwiches. […]

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