Category: Crohns and living healthy

Probiotics and Crohns

It’s time for my bi annual check up. Before going to this appointment I was thinking, there are so many commercials about probiotics and how beneficial they are for peoples digestion. Is this something I can use as well? Will it benefit me or…

Ice Cream Cakes and Cupcakes

Let them eat cake… and ice cream! Well it’s my last day of Ice Cream week.. But don’t let that stop you from making ice cream the rest of this summer.  I hope that you’ve enjoyed the recipes I’ve shared so far. Today is…

Sorbets and Sherbets

Today we are making Sorbets and Sherbets. What I love about them is that they are so refreshing and you can make them as dietary friendly as you’d like. Use a sugar substitute. You may also choose to use agave in the place of…

We can eat Ice Cream again!

Lactose intolerant? no worries. I don’t know if it’s because of Crohn’s or if I would have been lactose intolerant any way, but my body just can’t handle dairy. One of the things I want more than anything is to eat a bowl of…

Crohn’s and Nutrition

Crohn’s and Nutrition Having Crohn’s wreaks havoc on your body. I know it does mine. There are the challenges of getting nutrition into me but also getting enough nutrients. Crohn’s patients often require more protein than the average person because of malabsorption.  Adding protein…

9 Things you can do to have more Control over your Crohn’s Disease

  Book for Crohns: Written by the Crohn’s community for the Crohn’s community Have more control over your Crohn’s disease Do you want to have more  control over your Crohn’s disease? Here’s what Crohn’s disease doctors suggest you can do to help prevent and shorten flares,…

Join the Cloud Bread Craze

So I was on Pinterest and discovered Cloud Bread or as some call it Oopsie Bread.  I’ve had Crohns for 31 years and I think it’s because of it that I’m obsessed with food. There are too many times that I either can’t eat…

How to Make a PVC Outdoor Bathroom

    Things you’ll need to make a PVC Outdoor Bathroom: 1 1/2 inch diameter PVC Pipe, 3 feet long, 8 1 1/2 inch diameter, PVC  3 way connector, 8 1 1/2 inch diameter, PVC 6 feet long, 4 Sandpaper Shower curtains with rings…

What color should we paint the bathroom?

Managing those bathroom trips Ok I know that your expecting to read about bathroom painting but actually this post is on managing those bathroom trips people with Crohns make. We already know that Crohns is one of those unseen and embarrising diseases.  Having to…

Juicing for Crohn’s

Juicing is a great way to get lots of nutrition in your body at one time I’ve had Crohn’s for nearly 31 years. I’ve talked to my doctor in the past about juicing my foods but honestly the thought of drinking my food didn’t appeal…

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