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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

Depression

Depression won’t ever be overly-discussed. Depression is not like an outfit that will go out of style. Depression is
Why Me?

Why Me?

Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, there were so many days I felt so discouraged. There were so many times

Traveling and IBD

Traveling with Inflammatory Bowel Disease is always interesting. Especially so when bringing up the topic of international travel!