My IBD Life.

WARRIOR  I WILL STAY STRONG , I WILL FIGHT, I WILL WIN! CROHN'S DISEASE AWARENESS.

WARRIOR
I WILL STAY STRONG , I WILL FIGHT, I WILL WIN! CROHN’S DISEASE AWARENESS.

By Now most if not all of you are aware that I have a form of IBD. I have one of the two most common forms of IBD, Crohn’s disease. I have recently decided to become an IBD activist in the form of a writing blog and I guess a “in person educator” if you would.
There are many reason’s of which I want to be an activist, one is I live with IBD and find it quite irritating that most people have false believes/false information or know nothing at all of IBD, I have MILD to SEVERE CROHN’S DISEASE, I was only diagnosed about two years ago in April 2012 during a big flare up, I had every symptoms from erythema nodosum to constant diarrhea and everything in between! I hit remission in the spring the remission lasted till about the beginning of this month when symptoms began to recur … Honestly, when I say “symptoms began to recur” what do you think I meant? I bet its diarrhea right? … You don’t have to say but thats what you thought, at least that is what most of you thought … Poop right? IBD = poop? But no thats not it. My symptoms at that moment are: constant fatigue , Abdominal pain , skin irritations, mild Fever, Joint pains, Lack of appetite, urgency the only issue with my “Poop” is urgency and it looks unhealthy if you ever took a biology class you would have learned about the digestive system and you know what unhealthy stole looks like (flaky, odd coloring..etc) but no its not diarrhea yet, That is a reason I am becoming an activist, diarrhea and bathroom problems are not the only thing people with IBD go through … I will be discussing everything that goes into my IBD life with this blog and when I say everything I mean EVERYTHING, All the detail of which some would be to embarrassed/scared to discuss in a public form I will write about in hopes that through this I will inspire others With IBD to be more open with them selves and be confident in who they are.
Through out this blog I will discuss the inner detail of my current flare up , how it is effecting my school/work/social life and how I am working through it.
However I do not intend for people to think I am an “expert” or that I think I am an expert About IBD because I am not, but! I know what I go through and I know what IBD is to me in my life, I would like to share that with you to spread acknowledgement about IBD.
My first post will be on the medication I take and have taken to treat my IBD , It should be out this weekend…Just need to get the words right and take the photo!
Thanks so much, I hope you can all be open minded!

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About MerandaRoben

I am a Freelance Photographer... You can contact me by sending me a message on facebook or by email at meranda-roben@live.ca Or call the number on the business card. The best ways to contact me is by calling the number on the business card or sending me a message on facebook. I enjoying doing all kinds of photography but i would have to say street photography is my favourite. I like to photograph events and work in event and family portrait photography, if you would like me to photograph your event or do some family portraits just send me a message or give me a call . I also enjoy writing and i'm going to be working more on my journalism skills. I want to become either a photographic journalist or a documentary photographers. Feel free to check out all my photos and give me feed back. I have been living with Crohn's disease since my diagnosis in April 2012. Through my work I want to be able to bring light to Crohn’s disease and show other’s that it is very possible to live a full happy healthy successful life even with the ups and down’s of this life long disease. I plan to start writing a Monthly blog on my rise to become a professional photographer it will be in titled “Rise to Pro: One Snapshot at a time” That will hopefully begin July 22 2013. By Now most if not all of you are aware that I have a form of IBD. I have one of the two most common forms of IBD, Crohn’s disease. I have recently decided to become an IBD activist in the form of a writing blog and I guess a “in person educator” if you would. I will be discussing everything that goes into my IBD life with this blog and when I say everything I mean EVERYTHING, All the detail of which some would be to embarrassed/scared to discuss in a public form I will write about in hopes that through this I will inspire others With IBD to be more open with them selves and be confident in who they are. It is entitled “My IBD Life.
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3 Responses to My IBD Life.

  1. Pingback: My IBD Life. | Photography By: Meranda Roben O'Hara

  2. I’ve got Crohn’s and I find it interesting how many people do not know what it is. I find it difficult when I get word

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    • MerandaRoben says:

      Yes its surprising how many people don’t know what it is but most people in this world don’t know what anything is unless it directly effects them or someone they know , I personally did know what it was for years before i got sick , however i didn’t really understand it until I happened to get it. I wish that some people would stop being so ignorant about IBD, but thats not the world we live in all we can do is spreed awareness through are personal stories and hope to educate at least a few!

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