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Top 4 Ostomy Products

Ostomies are becoming much more common now. I am in a few groups on Facebook for people with IBD and/or living with J-Pouches / Ostomies and speak with quite a few people going through a journey pretty similar to my own. Because I've been asked a few times about this, I thought I'd share a post ... READ the POST

My top 4 ostomy products! Links included.

How I Explained My IBD to My Partner: Awareness Week

Hi guys! Sorry I'm so late posting. I'll be posting a life update after IBD Awareness Week letting everyone know what's been going on and why I've been a little distracted. Well anyway, Day 5 of IBD Awareness Week is "How I Explained IBD To My Partner" - this is a question I've actually ... READ the POST

A funny story about how I explained Inflammatory Bowel Disease to my boyfriend! Happy iBD Awareness Week!

10 IBD Advocates & Resources: Awareness Week

Hello beautiful people! Welcome back to IBD Awareness Week with More Spoons! As promised, day 2 of IBD Awareness Week, I will be sharing your "Go To" IBD Advocates and blogs. - Before we get into that, let's recap Day 1 shall we? To kick off IBD Awareness Week many different things went ... READ the POST

My top 10 Inflammatory Bowel Disease advocates and resources.

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

Ulcerative Colitis Advisory Board

Sep 23rd – 25th , 2016 I had the honor of being a part of the Ulcerative Colitis Patient Advisory Board for a major pharmaceutical company. I was actually recommended by a close friend and fellow blogger, Amber (Didn’t know if she wanted her last name out there or not)! Just thought I’d give a ... 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
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"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
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"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
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" 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
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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