Caring for Crohn's

Meet Rick Geswell, CCFA President & CEO

Meet Rick Geswell

As many of you know, I am a big supporter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). I am an alumnus of its Take Steps and Team Challenge programs, sat on the board of its Connecticut Chapter, and I am currently helping its New York City and Fairfield/WestchesterChapters develop communications strategies. I believe that they are the organization that has the most amount of clout in…

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A conversation about pooping

A conversation about pooping

I know that I have been radio silent on the blog for several months now, and I am sorry for that. Life has gotten very busy and the blog has taken a backseat to everything else. But I am still looking at the comments and am involved with the online IBD community- just to a lesser extent.

Two quick things before I get into this post-

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Shop Vintage & Raise Money for CCFA!It’s that time of the year again.
Dan and I are back at it, raising money for the Crohn’s and…View Post

Shop Vintage & Raise Money for CCFA!

It’s that time of the year again.

Dan and I are back at it, raising money for the Crohn’s and…

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Cure vs. Remission: Thoughts from a Crohn’s Caregiver

Recently, I was engaged in a Facebook argument (mature I know) with someone about whether or not Crohn’s disease could be cured. She (who doesn’t have the disease) was claiming that it could be cured by eliminating trigger foods from the patient’s died. I…

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2013: Year in ReviewHappy New Year’s Eve everyone!
This past year has been an exciting one for Dan and I, both online…View Post

2013: Year in Review

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone!

This past year has been an exciting one for Dan and I, both online…

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Not Just a Pooping Disease: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Inflammatory Bowel Disease

I recently had the privilege of working on a piece for the Huffington Post with Stephanie from The Stolen Colon for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Week. The piece posted today and I wanted to share a snippet from it with you:

These…

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Raising Awareness One Day at a TimeHappy Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week everyone!
Today marks the beginning of Crohn’s and Colitis…View Post

Raising Awareness One Day at a Time

Happy Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week everyone!

Today marks the beginning of Crohn’s and Colitis…

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Talking About the Hard StuffToday’s post is going to be pretty heavy- I am exploring some of the hard stuff (no not alcohol)…View Post

Talking About the Hard Stuff

Today’s post is going to be pretty heavy- I am exploring some of the hard stuff (no not alcohol)…

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Losing My ReligionDisclaimer: This post addresses a topic that is sensitive for many people- religion. I want to make…View Post

Losing My Religion

Disclaimer: This post addresses a topic that is sensitive for many people- religion. I want to make…

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