Digestive Health

What 'Healthy' Means with IBD


Not feeling sick

Keeping a steady weight

A good state of mind

Getting a handle on medication

Making it through the day

An evolving definition

Getting back to doing what you love

Embracing changes

Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman


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.