Intermittent Fasting

“Why are you trying to lose weight when you’re already so skinny?” This is always the first question I get when I say I practice intermittent fasting. No, I’m not trying to lose weight. I'm giving my digestive system a break and practicing self-control.

The Mind-Body Connection

What we think, we feel. Let's look at the Mind-Body Connection.

Exercise and IBD

Joint pain and fatigue are common when you have IBD. It can be so hard to motivate ourselves to exercise when we are in pain and already exhausted but exercise is so important for pain relief and improving our health.

Bathroom Battle

When you have IBD, you often feel like you're in a battle for the bathroom. Here are some tactics to conquer the bathroom battle.

Lucky

When someone tells you, "You're just lucky," and dismisses all your hard work and dedication.

Pain Hierarchy

Acknowledging their pain doesn't devalue yours.

Autoimmune Disease

Living with an autoimmune disease.

First Solo Adventure

Today is probably my favorite throwback of the year! I arrived in Ecuador on this day 3 years ago for my first solo adventure! It started out a bit rough. I was scared, my grandma kept telling me I was going to die alone over there, the food was weird and I was having a … Continue reading First Solo Adventure

Never Give Up

Never give up! You can overcome the challenges life throws at you!

Food Journal

A food journal is a great tool for IBD warriors wanting to figure out what they can eat...and what to avoid. FREE food journal template included.