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YouTube Live Chat: Awareness Week

Welcome back friends and bean heads! Incase you missed the Youtube Live chat featuring myself and other IBD advocates, discussing our Jpouches, surgery, ect. You can check it out below! YouTube Live J-Pouch Chat: ... READ the POST

A Youtube chat hosted by Colitis Ninja to answer FAQs about living with a J-Pouch and adjusting to live after IPAA Surgeries.

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

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

Illness Inequality: My Colitis Doesn’t Matter

So why did you choose to read this article? Do you have Colitis? Crohn's? Or maybe you just want to know the answer... To what? You know! The question in the back of your head: is there really a such thing as "Illness Inequality?" Short answer? In my mind, yes. I have been saying this for years. My ... 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