The Intense Intestines Foundation would like to thank all of the applicants who applied for the first IIF scholarship. Our mission is to help those young adults who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease reach their higher education goals and that wouldn’t have been possible without all of your continuous, and much appreciated support. Living with […]Read more "Awarding the First Intense Intestines Scholarship"
As many of you know there has been a lot going on in the ostomy and IBD communities after the Cincinnati police department was using ostomies as a scare tactic to sway inner city youth from violent acts. Below is the response from the Interm Police Chief. ~Brian Email from Lt. Col. Humphries – 8/2/13 […]Read more "Response From The Cincinnati Police Department About Using Ostomies As A Scare Tactic"
If you’re reading this blog then I’m guessing that you know what it’s like to live with a chronic disease or at the very least you know someone who lives with a disease. Going about your day-to-day life with a condition like Inflammatory bowel disease can be daunting. Everyday starts with a question mark, everyday […]Read more "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Confusion ~ Does Anyone Really Know What’s Going On?"
Many times we can see when our Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis is going to flare. We can feel something slowly changing and know that something is brewing in our body. Sometimes though that isn’t the case and our IBD can cause us problems before we have a chance to blink. This is what happened […]Read more "2nd Hospital Visit of the Year ~ Partial Blockage/Precautionary Action"
When dating with an IBD or ostomy a question always comes up which you ask yourself. It’s something that is thought about even when you aren’t dating and it’s something that’s thought about the minute you meet someone. That question is, how do I tell them about my IBD or ostomy? And then once you […]Read more "Relationships and Dating with an IBD or Ostomy ~ The Talk"
Like many patients with IBD I’m trying to do whatever I can in order to beat my diseases. This included juicing for the last few months. Over this time I’ve used many different recipes and tried many different things. Today I wanted to share with you what I made my juice out of. It’s delicious […]Read more "Juicing and IBD (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)"
May 18th was another great day for the IIF. We held our 2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis event at The Rock Club. This year was exciting for us as Sara Ringer of Inflamed and Untamed flew to the New York City area to help the IIF raise IBD awareness for World IBD Day. At […]Read more "2nd Annual Climb for Crohn’s & Colitis World IBD Day Event Recap"