Elizabeth Alvarez was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 2011. She was 21 years old and endured many years of suffering…Elizabeth wants nothing more than to share her story, knowledge and special tips she has learned over the 7 years of living with Crohn’s. Her blog thedancingcrohnie.com shares amazing information and encouraging words to those dealing with IBD.
This week, we’re resharing her article titled “Why You Should Be Open With Your Crohn’s Diagnosis,” originally posted on InflammatoryBowelDisease.net. She talks about the slow process of getting more comfortable sharing her diagnosis and life with IBD, and how that led her to begin posting about it on social media. She shares that helped her feel much less alone. Read more over at IBD.net.