New IBD Shirts!

Yesterday, my best Crohnie friend (who happens to be my dance teacher), Marnina Cowan,   gave me two awesome new shirts; one for this summer, one that raises IBD awareness (though I can obviously wear them all the time!). They’re also really cute, and big enough for me to grow into them, so that’s a plus… … More New IBD Shirts!

Caramel Experiments?

So, a lot of the time I get really annoyed because of how often I’m craving sugar and then having nothing to replace it. Last night, I went to my friend’s house where we made a totally Johanna-friendly meal, with basil pesto salmon, lentils, artichokes in a delicious garlic butter sauce, and carrots baked with … More Caramel Experiments?

About Camp

So, as I’ve said before, I love my camp. I love going there each summer, and enjoy each moment I spend there. But that includes the food. So this year, I’ve been emailing with a lot of staff in order to figure out a way to incorporate the diet into my camp experience. Although it … More About Camp

Congratulations to Seven Dedicated and Amazing Friends!

Wow. Here we are in December, my first IBD awareness month as Crohn’s patient. How fitting that seven of my friends (Four of those seven belong to the Bender family, a special thank you to Rebecca, Samantha, Ethan and Dan!)decided to join me on my SCD journey for a week, sticking to it and being … More Congratulations to Seven Dedicated and Amazing Friends!