World IBD Day 2016

World IBD Day 2016 is today.

This means nothing for literally everyone in the world.

Had never heard of Inflammatory Bowel Disease until 11 years ago when our son was almost four. He began having symptoms that were unhealthy.

This led us on a journey to find out why.

We became members of CCFA after 18 months of testing including three colonoscopies, a barium x-ray, countless blood tests and other x-rays, comprehensive immunology tests, as well as testing for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Leukemia.

Yes, all those tests occurred from the time he turned four until he was 5.5 years old.

Everyone is fighting something unhealthy. This is one of our battles.

Here’s to hoping you are fighting valiantly.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.