Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Exercise & Activity, Support Network

AbbVie IBD Warrior Challenge Event

Disclosure: AbbVie paid for my travel and expenses and compensated me for my time to attend this event. AbbVie is also sponsoring this post, but all opinions and thoughts are my own.  It’s hard to put into words what it feels like to return home after an event like the IBD Warrior Challenge hosted by Abbvie to… Continue reading AbbVie IBD Warrior Challenge Event

Chronic Illness, Support Network

Why Helping Others Is The Best Drug For Chronic Illness

Recently I had three friends reach out to me at the same time for help. A friend of theirs went through hell and back due to a major surgical complication, and they thought of me. I wonder why? I have no experience when it comes to surgery. I kid I kid. In fact, I'd call… Continue reading Why Helping Others Is The Best Drug For Chronic Illness

Chronic Illness, Support Network

Guys Need To Be More Proactive Managing Their Chronic Illness – 2.5 Minute Read

“Go to the doctor” is what my wife tells me to do every single time I get a cold, allergy attack, or anything mild, and while I would love to tell her she’s right like all women are, the fact is…well, she is right. Recently I had a cold/allergy attack which lingered in my lungs… Continue reading Guys Need To Be More Proactive Managing Their Chronic Illness – 2.5 Minute Read

Chronic Illness, Support Network

Why More Men Need To Advocate For Chronic Illness – 3 Minute Read

A few weeks ago, my cousin, Josh, said to me, “It’s so cool that you are open and have fun with your illness. Not many guys are like that,” and while I appreciated this comment in many ways, it also made me think about how opening up about my illness has improved my life in… Continue reading Why More Men Need To Advocate For Chronic Illness – 3 Minute Read