How to Make and Keep A New Year’s Resolution.

New Year, New You. Nothing inspires change and turning over a new leaf the way that the beginning of a new year does. While I know there are many people that may roll their eyes and poke fun at those very much like myself that find joy in creating new year’s...

Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

Infertility and the Holidays. I don’t have to explain how painful and embarrassing infertility is. It is estimated that approximately 10-15% of couples in the United States are affected by infertility. While in and of itself infertility is a complicated issue that...

Navigating Dietary Restrictions During the Holidays

Dietary Restrictions During the Holidays Feelings of being isolated and left out during holiday meals. Having to explain to family members and friends why you have to be conscious of what you eat and consume. Being made to feel as though you are being excessive and...

Tips for Holiday Travel with IBD

The Struggle Traveling with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be intimidating.  Dealing with sudden urges or needing to make frequent stops to the bathroom due to irritations is the primary reason why many with IBD choose to avoid travel. Yet the holiday season has...