The Importance of Thinking Outside The ‘Crohn’s’ Box and 3 Ways to do it NOW!

living in a box

Living with the diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease can feel sometime’s like you’re living in a box.

It can feel like there’s restrictions everywhere:

1) what foods you can and can’t eat,

2) what activities you have or don’t have the energy for,

and 3) where you can and can’t go based on washroom accessibility.

Sometime’s the thoughts around Crohn’s can feel overwhelming and that your life is closing in on you.

You look on Facebook and Instagram and see all of the things your contacts are doing and you feel like somehow you missed out. It’s not fair. You want to do all of those things too!

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Crohn’s & Tummy Cramps, Dizziness and Headaches

Excerpt from Monday, November 8, 2010 on the CCFC Gutsy Generation

This past weekend started off wonderfully – incredible tummy cramping began yesterday 😦

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Today when I tried to make it to work,
I lasted an hour,
and had to call my dad (at age 24) to come pick me up.

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Tri Nutrition to Better Manage your Crohn’s Disease

Hello and welcome to the first blog of Tri Nutrition.

We get it.

We understand the struggle that someone living with Crohn’s disease goes through. Ashley has been living with it for 20 years.

Frustrated Woman at Computer With Stack of Paper

It is not easy.

Knowing that this disease carries symptoms that could potentially be with you for the rest of your life can weigh a heavy burden.

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