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.
School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hometown: Eureka, Illinois
Hey! My name is Liesl and I'm a freshman at the University of Illinois. In January of 2011, I was diagnosed with a very severe steroid refractory ulcerative colitis. Since then, everything has been a roller coaster of medications, surgeries, and emotional struggles. This disease is the best and worst thing that has ever happened to me. :]