Shawn Bethea

Shawn Bethea
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 17-years-old, initially Shawntel chose to hide her condition. It wasn't until after the removal of her colon (in 2014) that Shawntel realized the importance of sharing her story and spreading awareness. Shawntel is now a writer a patient advocate. Read more

woman imagining a sunny day with a rainbow, but has a storm within her

Expectations

With anything in life, it’s important to set proper expectations. It’s especially important for those of us living with