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The Visible Parts of an Invisible Illness

Even though crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are invisible illnesses, there are very REAL parts of it that make these diseases visible in many ways. I spoke about body image and how it relates to IBD in this post here http://keepingthingsinsideisbadformyhealth.wordpress.com/2012/12/04/body-image-and-ibd/. I promised to expand on this a bit with a couple pictures. This picture […]

Body Image and IBD


When a person suffers from moderate-severe inflammatory bowel disease, there is a very real possibility that they are going to suffer from some type of body image issue. I am not saying that everyone diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and crohns disease aren’t confident, well adjusted people because that couldn’t be farther from the truth. But, […]