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 junior 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'm a 22 year old Floridian, making my way through college in Georgia. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease when I was 9 years old, and I've come to see it as a love/hate relationship. I've been involved with CCFA's Camp Oasis since I was 12 years old as a camper, and the past 5 years as a counselor. I love the community those of us with IBD have come to form, and I'm always looking forward to meeting others that want to talk and bond over an unpleasant but blessing-in-disguise similarity!