Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 1

“My Self-Esteem Is Better Than Ever.”

Four men and women share how the disease affects how they think about themselves—and how far they’ve come since receiving a diagnosis.

Learning that you have Crohn’s disease can do a real number on how you feel about your body and yourself. But self-acceptance, coupled with living a healthy, fit, and determined life, enables you to bounce back, stronger than you were before.

Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 2

“She Thought I Was Cheating on Her.”

Trying to hide Crohn’s disease from a partner is impossible, say those who’ve been there. But honesty just might bring you true intimacy.

Young & Chronic: Crohn’s Disease EditionEpisode 3

“Tell Them Right Away About Your Crohn’s.”

From frequent bathroom breaks to sick days, your schedule can be dictated by the disease. Being upfront with your boss can ease some of the stress.