Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's walk for a cure. In this video, participants talk about how these diseases have affected their lives, and why they're taking steps toward a future without them.
Living with IBD is difficult, and I have learned that honesty and openness, and trusting friends and family, will help me live with this disease.
I am a senior at Emory University double majoring in Chemistry and Psychology and getting ready to apply for medical school. At Emory, I am the current Chief of Operations for Emory EMS, a Chemistry TA, a part of the sailing team, and a member of...
I am proud to say I am living a healthy and normal college life, well as normal as any IBD patient can have, and am so grateful to be where I am today.
My name is Monica Johnson and I am currently a junior electrical engineering major at The University of Texas at Austin. I am involved in several engineering groups on campus and love to explore Austin in my free time.
I've had Crohn's disease since 2003 and an ostomy since 2010. I write a blog for people with IBD and ostomies because I realized that a lot of us are struggling on our own. My goal is to provide starting points for online research and networking, as well as offer some emotional support. Reaching out to others in the IBD and ostomy communities has been so helpful for me, and I've learned a lot. I'm currently unable to attend school or work, but I want to return to Hope College as soon as my health improves enough.