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You Get Tired With Shawntel Bethea and Brooke Abbott
The healthcare space isn’t a level playing field. Minority populations face complex challenges when it comes to accessing and receiving care, which is why April is designated as National Minority Health Month. In regards to inflammatory bowel disease, it’s not well known that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis also affect minorities. Shawntel Bethea of Chronically Strong and Brooke Abbott of The Crazy Creole Mommy Chronicles discuss how they’ve been affected by healthcare disparity and...
This Is Just The Beginning With Michael Tresca
Take a journey back to 1999, when cellphones were a rarity, dial-up internet access was still used, and Amber had her first surgery of the 2-step j-pouch process. Amber’s husband Mike, a writer and communicator, journaled his thoughts on the day of the surgery. This journal was recently uncovered and Amber reads it to Mike and gets his reactions and further recollections of that challenging day. You can find out more about Amber and Mike in Episode 8, where you’ll hear about being told...
Amber Answers the IBD Advocacy Tag Questions
Megan Johnson of The Front Butt YouTuber has presented 5 questions for people with IBD to answer and then tag someone else using #IBDAdvocacyTag. It’s a great way to get to know people in the community better and hear different perspectives. My answer to the form of IBD I have is not going to be what you expect and my socially awkward moment is pretty epic: I remember every detail about it, even though it happened almost two decades ago. And who did I tag? Well, I do that in my own way,...
You Have To Be Happy Within Yourself
Pregnancy and birth are different for women with IBD. There are not only challenges that come from the disease itself but the lack of awareness about IBD during pregnancy can lead to less than optimal treatment. Brooke Abbott of The Crazy Creole Mommy Chronicles describes how she coped with ulcerative colitis during her pregnancy and a birth that did not go as she’d hoped or as she’d expected. Learn how everything turned out in the end and find out what Brooke and Amber think pregnant...
About IBD Podcast 6 - Traveling With IBD - Jaime Weinstein
When you fly, do you board early? Once you get on the plane, what's the first thing you do? What's the second? Veteran traveler Jaime Weinstein, who lives with Crohn's disease, answers these questions and more based on her personal experiences when flying the friendly skies. Featured Guest: Jaime Weinstein Twitter: @JaimeEditor Instagram: @slightlyjaided Web Site: http://prettyrottenguts.tumblr.com/ Facebook Groups: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ibdjourney/...