Crohn’s Disease & Perspective

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There is a Need for the “Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol”

Cropped CDWP Pic Dec 31 2012

For those faithful readers of my Blog and my other Health Care Social Media (“HCSM”) Platform journalistic contributions, I apologize for again writing about this “Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol” but something magical is happening relating to it and I need to share the experience.  It quickly went from an idea to a Blog entry to an […]

Video Summary of 2012 “Partnership w/ Patients Summit” – Kansas City, MO

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being awarded a “Travel Scholarship” from the Society for Participatory Medicine and other generous sponsors to attend the “Partnership with Patients Summit” in Kansas City, Missouri (Friday, September 21, 2012 through Sunday, September 23, 2012).  Mere words can’t fully describe the inspirational experience of meeting similarly-minded people who are so passionate and dedicated toward empowering patients so that their healthcare experiences are […]

If Crohn’s Disease don’t getcha, the drugs or the side effects will

Recently, I tweeted via @HospitalPatient:

Battling Crohn’s Disease is like trying 2 survive “The Perfect Storm” in a Raft. If the Disease don’t getcha’, the drugs or the side effects will!

The Tweet was re-tweeted by MANY people so I guess I accidentally stumbled into explaining what it feels like to live with, and manage, a chronic illness like Crohn’s Disease.  More importantly, this Tweet can be true of […]

“Scars ‘R’ Sexy” Charitable Clothing Campaign

 This Video is my unique and heartfelt contribution to the  “Scars-R-Sexy” charitable clothing campaign run by RockScarLove.com.

People go through so many difficult ordeals in life and often the physical ones are memorialized by a Scar.  But, just as with everything else in life, it’s all a matter of perspective.  Some women playfully find Scars to be “Sexy” yet others see them as significant symbols […]

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