Guitarist for Pearl Jam is raising money for Raising Money for Chrons & Colitis Foundation

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   Posted 9/11/2008 9:41 PM (GMT -6)   
see rules about fundraising or email ( to get approval.

Post Edited By Moderator (MMMNAVY) : 9/12/2008 2:19:25 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 9/12/2008 6:46 PM (GMT -6)   
So I know this had to be edited because it contained a link to a fundraising website but I saw the link on the UC board before it was edited and thought the story behind it was neat and ok to share. Basically Mike McCready has crohns and created a page with the CCFA fundraising site to help raise money for a cure. He is a spokesperson for the CCFA marathon. Its nice to have a celebrity speaking out about the disease.
26 Year old married female law student (last year!!). Diagnosed w/ CD 4 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD. I am sort of lactose intollerant too but can handle anything cultured and do well w/ lactose pills and lactaid. For crohns I am currently on Pentasa 4 pills/4x day and hysociamine prn. I also have bad acid reflux and have been on PPI's since age 13. I have been through prilosec, prevacid, and nexium. Currently I am on Protonix in the morning and Zantac at night. I also take a birth control pill to allow some fun in my life.

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   Posted 9/13/2008 9:37 AM (GMT -6)   

I agree Fitzy, a celebrity is a big help speaking out for this disease...

I sure hope he raises a bundle!!!



Karen (Karendee)

Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease  March 2007 Started Humira June 2008 (have been on other cd meds)

Diagnosed w/  Fibromyalgia May 2007 on Soma and Lyrica

Diagnosed w/ General Anxiety Disorder in 2005- Effexor and Clonazepam 


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