That I have a community that loves and supports me and that I know how to
persevere and overcome anything.
Why is it important to me to share my story and make IBD visible?
So other people know that they don't have to suffer in silence alone. Additionally, that patients know that there are resources and a community here to encourage and support them through their battle with IBD.
A cure would free me means...
A cure to me means living my life without reservation and without worrying
about access to medication, impacts on my future and side effects from medications. All in all it would equal a new breath of life for me.