Today is September 1st, 2017. I never thought I’d make it this far. I never thought I’d last a whole year on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. I never thought I’d want to. I never thought I’d need to. Not in the beginning, at least. But when I did, I got pretty close to perfect results: … More September to September — A Year on SCD
This is a guest post by a special supporter because Johanna is in West Virginia at Camp Oasis, a summer camp for kids with Crohn’s and colitis. At intake, Johanna got a huge high-five from the medical team when they realized her medication list was… empty. … More “Really? No Meds? – High Five, Girl!”
Woah. It feels like just yesterday, I was sobbing because I thought I would never be a normal kid again. I know everyone says that “it feels like just yesterday” thing about every big achievement and everything, but it really does. And maybe it’s because I really haven’t changed that drastically. I mean I’ve grown … More Six Months!
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!
Congratulations to Cindy and Caleb for finally making their website public. Go ahead, check it out. I’ll tell you why: Caleb, a 14 year old boy with Crohn’s disease, is on the SCD as well. He has been on the diet for a year, and a couple of months ago he realized that he wanted to … More Caleb’s Cooking Company Is Now Live!
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
Breaking news! Guess what happened today?!? I got my blood tests back… … More BREAKING NEWS!