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IBD AWARENESS WEEK

Hello beautiful people! & HAPPY IBD AWARENESS WEEK! This is the time for patients, bloggers, advocates, SURVIVORS to raise awareness for IBD and in turn, prayerfully, raise funds for research and cures! Welcome to my workspace. I am a little-a lot behind finalizing my plans for the week as ... READ the POST

Kicking off Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Week on MoreSpoons.com

Tips & Steps To Managing Anger

We all get angry at some point. Anger management is not about blocking out anger or preventing you from getting angry. Anger management is precisely its name. It's managing your anger. Your being mad is not the problem, it's about how you handle yourself. Personally I have had anger issues for ... READ the POST

Ostomy Resources: Getting The Supplies You Need

Many of you already know my story. Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2010, failed treatments and things in between, had my large intestines removed at the end of 2014, temporary Ostomy from Dec 2014 - Mid 2015. If you want to know more about my story click here Moving forward, if you've ever ... READ the POST

10 Holiday Gifts For Him & Her

This is absolutely my favorite time of year! I love the change of the weather and smell in the air around this time of the year. With the holidays just around the corner, you may be wondering what you should get for your loved ones? I mean "Black Friday" is less than a week away right? This list is ... READ the POST

Managing My Health With IBD Health Storylines!

I was asked to do a review of the IBD Health Storylines app. You can get this app for free by clicking here.  ** This is a paid sponsored post brought to you by Self Care Mvmt** Overview So I've been using the app for about a week now and first I would like to say I am just so happy there is an ... READ the POST

Advisory Board

Nov 4th I attended another Patient Advisory Board, this time in Atlanta, GA. The last meeting was for the company to learn more about life with Ulcerative Colitis. How we handle our relationships, manage our jobs, support systems, ect. This go around it was a little different. We discussed ... READ the POST

What They're Saying

"Shawn. I see what you're doing in the IBD community. You're doing phenomenal things! Prayers for your personal journey as well as I know it can't be easy."

Felicia Robertson, MD June 23 2017
2017-09-08T14:16:02-04:00
"Shawn. I see what you're doing in the IBD community. You're doing phenomenal things! Prayers for your personal journey as well as I know it can't be easy." Felicia Robertson, MD June 23 2017

"You're the best! So glad you joined (the Patient Advisory Council of ImproveCareNow) and I hope we can get to know eachother better! Looking at your blog girl it's amazing. You're a beautiful writer and fighter."

 

Natalie B, PAC ImproveCareNow, April 29 2017
2017-09-08T14:21:19-04:00
"You're the best! So glad you joined (the Patient Advisory Council of ImproveCareNow) and I hope we can get to know eachother better! Looking at your blog girl it's amazing. You're a beautiful writer and fighter."   Natalie B, PAC ImproveCareNow, April 29 2017

"Chronically Strong is an absolutely beautiful blog filled with information about Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Bowel Disease and Mental Health just to name a few. (Shawntel) has excellent healthy eating tips as well as a focus on overall wellness and nutrition, and recipes."

Leanne, Blogger, Aug. 2 2017
2017-09-08T14:26:29-04:00
"Chronically Strong is an absolutely beautiful blog filled with information about Ulcerative Colitis, Chronic Bowel Disease and Mental Health just to name a few. (Shawntel) has excellent healthy eating tips as well as a focus on overall wellness and nutrition, and recipes." Leanne, Blogger, Aug. 2 2017

" I've never found you to be anything but inspiring. Your honesty is refreshing and I like when people keep it real. Makes me feel it's ok to be human."

 

Sara R, Sep. 12 2017
2017-09-12T22:05:16-04:00
" I've never found you to be anything but inspiring. Your honesty is refreshing and I like when people keep it real. Makes me feel it's ok to be human."   Sara R, Sep. 12 2017

Though mostly about IBD, this blog covers a wide array of issues.  Shawn covers complex issues, like how her identity as an African American intersects with her IBD.  I am taken aback by the depth of each post! Whether you’re a blogger or an IBDer, her posts are sure to offer tons of inspiration.

 

Collin, Jan. 9, 2019
2019-01-09T22:11:58-04:00
Though mostly about IBD, this blog covers a wide array of issues.  Shawn covers complex issues, like how her identity as an African American intersects with her IBD.  I am taken aback by the depth of each post! Whether you’re a blogger or an IBDer, her posts are sure to offer tons of inspiration.   Collin, Jan. 9, 2019