Life with Crohn's Disease Article

Last week the highly trafficked www.disaboom.com, a website for people with serious diseases and disabilities, featured a story about Colleen Wainwright, a Crohn's sufferer who credits her remission to a combination of the specific carbohydrate diet and stress management.

During the summer of 2002, Colleen Wainwright began losing weight, so much weight that even perfect strangers began to comment on her gaunt appearance. Her friends began to express concern about her mental as well as physical health. "I'd gone through a horrible breakup that spring, and I think they feared I'd become anorexic or bulimic," said Colleen. "Which could not have been farther from the truth: especially toward the end, I was scarfing down insane amounts of calories trying to keep weight on, to no avail."     more