Their IBD Life~Charlene on her son Sam

My IBD Life

The Crohn’s Nation Facebook page, exists to provide useful information to Canadians living with Crohn’s Disease through their families and their friends. I had gotten in touch with Charlene, Mother of Sam a IBD sufferer, to share their story:

1994-Sarah And Sam 1994-Sarah And Sam

Sam was born in 1994 in Calgary,
Sam was a active child he loved the Rockies and learned to ski at age 3! the family also did a lot of camping and hiking.

In 2000 the family moved to New Jersey, they skied throughout the American northeast. Sam started playing America’s game – baseball. He also played soccer on a travel team.

In 2003 they moved to Ontario to be closer to family, and Sam started grade 4. He joined the baseball team there and it became his main sport. Every year they would take a family ski vacation somewhere in Canada or the US. Sam loves western skiing she says.

Grade 5…

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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 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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