Category Archives: Crohn’s disease

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The Mental & Emotional Side Of Crohn's Disease

Date: December 4, 2015 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 64

It has taken me two years to publish this post. In some form or another, it has sat in my Drafts folder for a full two years. It’s a bit of a tough topic — the mental and emotional side of Crohn’s […]

When Your Kid Has Crohn's (A Guest Post From My Dad!)

Date: December 3, 2015 at 7:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

Today’s Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week post comes to you from my dad. He’s the strong-willed dude who held my hand when I was diagnosed with Crohn’s, took me to my very first Remicade appointment (and held my hand when the […]

When The Person You Love Has Crohn's Disease (A Guest Post By Brian!)

Date: December 2, 2015 at 8:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Today’s Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week post comes to you from Brian, my caterer turned boyfriend turned husband. I asked him if he’d be willing to share what Crohn’s disease is like from his side — because as much as this […]

Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week

Date: December 1, 2015 at 8:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Today kicks off Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week. If you’re new here, hi! I’m Ali, and I have Crohn’s Disease. (Hi Ali!) I was diagnosed when I was 7 years old, so I’ve never really known life without Crohn’s. Throughout […]

Hey. What's Up? Hello!

Date: September 15, 2015 at 3:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Yesterday, I called to make an appointment to get a spray tan — my first spray tan ever, very reluctantly — because I have a bad case of “summer running” on my back and my wedding dress is not, in […]

Retreating

Date: August 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 29

The past week or so has not been my favorite. It’s been frustrating dealing with this flare-up over the past month (longer, actually — time flies when you’re in the bathroom). After going to the doctor, all my bloodwork came […]

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The Least Fun Post To Write

Date: July 26, 2015 at 5:25 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

There is no bush worth beating around here; no lede to bother burying. The Crohn’s is back. With two months to go until the wedding. It started on July 4th. I was very excited to wake up early and run […]

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A Crohn's Update + Things To Know About Enrolling In A Clinical Trial

Date: January 16, 2015 at 10:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

For the past eight months, I’ve enjoyed feeling healthy. And not just “healthy for me” or “healthy for someone with Crohn’s,” but generally healthy, without any distinctions or clarifications. It’s been years since I’ve felt this good, and I’m appreciating […]

My 2014 Game Changers

Date: January 2, 2015 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

For the past two years, I wasn’t really into the “year end recap” thing. I cringed looking back on the two previous years, and wanted pretty desperately to just move forward. As I said time and time again, 2012 and […]

One More Day I Get To Run

Date: October 11, 2014 at 4:31 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Tomorrow, I will run my fourth marathon. This marathon feels so different from the previous three. The first one — the Hamptons Marathon — was significant in every way. My training was perfect, I felt in the best shape of […]

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