Tag Archives: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

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A Plea From A Girl With Crohn's: Please Let Me Use Your Bathroom

Date: December 2, 2016 at 11:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

This past Sunday, I woke up feeling determined. I was going to go to a spin class! Other than the marathon and a Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, I haven’t been up for much in the fitness department. Running and other high-impact […]

Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week

Date: December 1, 2016 at 12:00 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

Today kicks off Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week. I wrote this post last year and am republishing and updating it now to give a little background about my history with Crohn’s disease.  If you’re new here, hi! I’m Ali, and […]

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 […]

My New York City Marathon Playlist

Date: October 29, 2012 at 9:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Hey storm troopers! In true “the week before the New York  City Marathon” fashion (remember the freak Halloween Snowtober thing last year?), there’s a heck of a storm blazing through the area. Hurricane Sandy is here, and she’s crazy! But […]

Thankful Things Thursday: It's Been A While

Date: October 25, 2012 at 8:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

Somewhere in between the madness of traveling, working and more working, I’ve seriously neglected the Thankful Things Thursday tradition. But the “holiday” lives on! And today I’m back with plenty of things to be grateful for. So without any pithy […]

A Bonus Piece Of Thankful

Date: July 6, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

A bonus piece of thankful? For the love of grammar, that is awful and makes no sense. But it’s Friday, and it’s my first official Summer Friday (my office closes at 1 PM on Fridays between July 4th and Labor […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Turks & Caicos Bound!

Date: January 19, 2012 at 7:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

That’s right. At this time tomorrow, I’ll be on a plane headed to sunny (it had better be sunny there, or I will be so pissed), tropical Turks & Caicos. And with that, let’s kick off today’s edition of Thankful […]

The Lessons I Learned In 2011

Date: December 30, 2011 at 5:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

It’s safe to say I learned more in the past 12 months than I did during any year in middle school, high school or college. Sorry, Mom and Dad. Sure, in high school I learned about parabolas and I read […]

Q & A

Date: December 20, 2011 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

You know what phrase kind of skeeves me out? “Burning questions.” I don’t know why. I just think it’s a little gross. I have a friend who shudders whenever she hears the phrase “reared its ugly head.” Brianne, I hope […]