I personally tell people when I feel it's appropriate. When I started my previous job, I told everyone on the first day, and it turns out that our trainer knew a couple people with Crohn's, and actually asked me if I was on Remicade. Needless to say, I was a bit stunned that someone knew exactly what Crohn's was, let alone that she knew about
the medications. I haven't told the people at my current job yet, but just because there hasn't been a good time, and it hasn't been necessary yet. I just moved into the dorms at college, and when we had a floor meeting, we had to tell a bit about
ourselves, so I mentioned that I have Crohn's. Nobody really knew what it was, so I explained a little about
what it means for me. And, it turned out that another girl on my floor has family with Crohn's as well. I look at it as an opportunity to educate people about
On the other hand, if one of your confidants really did spill to another co-worker, I do think that is wrong, and I understand the fact that you would be upset about
that. But, hey, what's done is done, take it as an opportunity if this co-worker did end up finding out that you have Crohn's.
Crohn's Disease for a year and counting
Remicade: Had a delayed reaction, waiting for Humira approval
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