Monday, February 25, 2013

Escape the Stall

Chances are, you know one of the nearly 1 in 200 Americans who suffer from the debilitating pain and constant disruptions that come with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The physical and emotional toll it takes can be devastating. IBD causes inflammation in the digestive and intestinal tract, and it can affect anyone—men, women and children. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America was created to help those with IBD cope and to find a cure.

Award-winning actress Amy Brenneman (best known for her roles in the television series NYPD Blue, Judging Amy and Private Practice) is a proud supporter of CCFA and has suffered from ulcerative colitis herself. Amy is starring in a new public service announcement, ESCAPE THE STALL, which features the feet of everyday people where they spend far too much time: in bathroom stalls.

People with IBD can’t wait. With help, we can bring IBD out of the bathroom and help those afflicted get back to being themselves.  I encourage you to visit for more information and resources on inflammatory bowel disease.

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Masshole Mommy said...

My aunt suffers from Chron's Disease and I know she's definitely had a tough time of it over the years.

Julie Maloney said...

I'm the total opposite, I can't go to the bathroom. I haven't gone in five days and I've taken three laxatives each night. Now I'm drinking coffee to try to help move things along, I'm in so much pain I'm doing labor breaths!