My top 10 tips for patient advocates interested in blogging.
Hey guys! Big news to share. I just launched the first Lights, Camera, Crohn’s giveaway on Instagram. As someone who’s battled Crohn’s disease for nearly 13 years, I’m well-aware of how far a simple act of kindness can go, whether it’s from a friend or a stranger. That’s why—I’ve teamed up with other positive forces … Continue reading First EVER Lights, Camera, Crohn’s Instagram giveaway
Today marks six months since I took the leap and launched my blog. It’s been such a cathartic learning experience thus far. I appreciate all the support, feedback and kindness I’ve received whether it’s over social media or email. As you can imagine—it’s daunting to open up about life with a chronic disease and coming … Continue reading Celebrating six months of Lights, Camera, Crohns: An Unobstructed View
Formula fed my son, breastfed my daughter. My advice for fellow chronic illness moms.
When healthy people try and tell you to ‘self-heal’ your IBD.
The key to finding a friend who puts in the effort, while making it seem effortless.
How an IBD mom navigates flares and hospitalizations with a little one at home.
My hopes and dreams for my unborn daughter, from your mom with Crohn’s disease.
I recently connected with a fellow IBD patient on Twitter named Jessica Pérez-Cámara. Aside from both of us battling Crohn’s disease and both of us taking Humira, we’re also both journalists. This week—Jessica shares an emotional piece about what it was like to take on inflammatory bowel disease, amidst a natural catastrophe, mid-flare. I’ll let … Continue reading How Hurricane Maria changed the path of my Crohn’s Disease: A Puerto Rican patient’s journey
As the weeks go by and the days get closer for baby girl to arrive, I can’t help but feel anxious and nervous about what it’s going to be like having two kids under two, while managing my Crohn’s disease. Throughout this pregnancy, I’ve quickly come to realize how my needs and health oftentimes take … Continue reading Juggling two under two while taking on Crohn’s disease