Five things I’ve learned from five years with a j-pouch

Over the last five years, my j-pouch has opened possibilities, kept me going in trying times, and helped me better identify what’s important in my life.

Five things I’ve learned from five years with a j-pouch

Over the last five years, my j-pouch has opened possibilities, kept me going in trying times, and helped me better identify what’s important in my life.

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Getting in on the #IBDadvocacytag

I answer five questions about living with and advocating for people affected by inflammatory bowel disease – in a video!

Getting in on the #IBDadvocacytag

I answer five questions about living with and advocating for people affected by inflammatory bowel disease – in a video!

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

Shared suffering

When we talk about assaults on our health, we’re often told, “We’re not alone.” And there is indeed great comfort in that.

Shared suffering

When we talk about assaults on our health, we’re often told, “We’re not alone.” And there is indeed great comfort in that.

Better family planning for a better planet

On World Population Day, some food for thought, because too many people don’t have food to eat

Better family planning for a better planet

On World Population Day, some food for thought, because too many people don’t have food to eat

This wonderful country

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a country to keep him healthy.

This wonderful country

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a country to keep him healthy.