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Paul Richman

Paul Richman
Paul Richman is an elementary school teacher that battles through the every day struggles of Crohn's. His remarkable story of fighting to stay alive in the early stages of the disease is unique. Because of his long stay in the hospital he has develop endless friendships with nurses and doctors citywide. Read more.

The Pan

I remember thinking to myself, “I will never use the toilet again by myself for as long as I live.” 

spiraling intestines

Looping Bowel

I specifically remember that my colorectal surgeon told me about scar tissue after surgery. He said that after each surgery

The Flu

My wife has been traveling a lot. She had to go to a few conferences with eight hundred people in

Bed Ridden

When I entered the hospital for my total colectomy I was a healthy 160 pounds. My absorption levels were pretty