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“Escape The Stall” for good!

WHY THIS IMAGE SHOULD NOT BE USED TO RAISE AWARENESS of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

#CCFA #EscapetheStall

 

While I commend efforts to raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, I think by choosing this particular bathroom stall image to reflect these incurable, incredibly challenging and potentially […]

PITY does not breed Crohn’s Disease, Colitis or IBD Global Awareness

CCFA Blog Entry

Oh no, a Public Bathroom Stall – CCFA’s “Escape The Stall” Campaign

The above picture is from the latest well-intended NEW Crohn’s Disease, Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (“IBD”) Mainstream Awareness Campaign from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (the “CCFA”) which has me SO disappointed, annoyed, angry and insulted that I’m up at 4 AM […]

Funny Bathroom Adventures with Crohn’s Disease

When the Bathroom Crime was committed

The year was 2009. The United States inaugurated its first African American to be President, President Barack Obama. The Big Three US Car Companies were in dire financial straits.  “Slumdog Millionaire” had edged out “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Milk,” “The Reader” and “Frost/Nixon” for the Best Picture Oscar. “30 Rock” was voted Best TV Comedy and “Mad Men” the […]

Crohn’s Disease Cologne & “Counteracting Spray”

This is a 4-minute Parody Video of the Late Night TV Commercial about “Crohn’s Disease” which seems to have the best of intentions but nevertheless winds up stigmatizing those with Crohn’s as desperate people forever in fear of not being able to find a bathroom when they need one!

As I have been battling Crohn’s Disease for almost 30 years and on June 11, 2012, I will be […]

Crohn’s Disease is “NFL-Tough” according to Matt Light, retired NFL Offensive Lineman

When Matt Light of the NFL’s New England Patriots announced his retirement this past week, he also disclosed for the 1st time that he has been suffering from Crohn’s Disease for the past 10 years.   He described his battles with Crohn’s Disease as extremely painful and ugly, with pain so bad it was often paralyzing.  In fact, a 2004 surgery to remove 13 inches of his intestine combined with […]

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