Jackie ZimmermanPatient Expert
Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups, her husband Adam and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.
Latest by Jackie Zimmerman
Daters with multiple sclerosis share personal advice on effective communication, fighting fatigue, and opening your heart to love.
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Follow these great suggestions on ways educate your friends about life with IBD, so you can feel more comfortable and get the support you need.
Staying outside your own home and potentially sharing a bathroom can cause some awkward moments with IBD. Here’s how to handle it.
One woman’s take on staying strong, sane, and solvent despite multiple sclerosis.
These cool mobility devices can be an excellent option for people with earlier forms of multiple sclerosis, helping you do more and go farther.
Having been an inflammatory bowel disease patient for years, Jackie thought she’d seen it all. Then she was hospitalized with an obstruction. Here’s what she learned.
Living with IBD can make eating a daily challenge—but it didn’t stop this man from making his passion for food a career.
Accidents happen when you have ulcerative colitis. This list of eight essentials will help you always be prepared.