Sophie is an ileostomate and Founder of I Am Denim! Her company is the first clothing brand in the world to create inclusive, revolutionary denim jeans for after abdominal surgery, specifically catering to the needs of ostomates.
May 19th, 2018 – Why is World IBD Day, or IBD advocacy in general, important? It really isn’t… until it is.
October 24th isn’t a day I tend to celebrate as it marks the day I received my diagnosis for Crohn’s Disease back in 2008.
I had an opportunity to be on The IBD & Ostomy Support Show for a live stream on Sept 21, 2017.
August 21, 2017 – It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since I had my ostomy surgery!
May 19th, 2017 – It’s World IBD Day again, and I’ve taken a lot of time to reflect on what it means to me.
When people find out that I have an ostomy, a common question they as is “Why not get a J-Pouch?”.
Transitioning to a plant-based diet, especially when you have IBD, will require some planning.
It’s hard to believe, but three years ago today (on August 21, 2013) I had my ostomy surgery done.
Sunday, June 5th, 2016. Another Gutsy Walk for Crohn’s and Colitis has passed. I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to go again this year!