To say I was going through a lot in the beginning of last year would be a ridiculous understatement. I was just figuring out life with an ileostomy after battling 12 years of ulcerative colitis and undergoing 14 major operations when out of nowhere I was diagnosed with another auto immune disease that greatly impacted […]Read more "Three Powerful Words: Never Stay Quiet"
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"
Hi to all the IIF Supporters! I wanted to briefly introduce myself before I started blogging here with Brian so you all have a chance to get to know me a little bit. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to take a look, please check out the About Marisa section of the IIF blog […]Read more "Joining The IIF Team"
This video is an AMAZING overview of IBD and covers so many topics that go along with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. ~BrianRead more "An AMAZING Overview of 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"
Recently the Intense Intestines Foundation put together a group of riders to cycle in this years Five Boro Bike Tour through New York City. As you ride through the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan, you cross over many bridges, cycle down major highways in the area including FDR Drive and go through most […]Read more "Video Post: Cycling the Big Apple for IBD and Ostomy Awareness"