Fecal Transplants?!?

I never thought I could be repulsed, intrigued and hopeful all at the same time like this… I stumbled across this article on Slate the other day in which they are treating some intestinal infections with fecal transplants. Yes, you read it correctly. Here is the article… gross and yet intriguing.

http://www.slate.com/id/2282768/

Cockroach Found in a Woman’s Colonoscopy

I am so completely grossed out by this, but have to pass it on…

http://gizmodo.com/5727160/cockroach-found-in-a-womans-colonoscopy

-Benner

Know Your Body’s Quick-Cooling Spots

So – I am a big fan of Lifehacker – http://lifehacker.com and came across this post. I know a few cooling tricks and also have a chillow, but thought this was quite useful information to keep as well as pass on.

Enjoy the read!

http://lifehacker.com/5571072/know-your-bodys-cooling-spots

Man uses remote to control his ‘bionic bottom’

I don’t know what to say about this… kinda cool.. kinda weird…  progress I guess.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/6560971/Man-uses-remote-to-control-his-bionic-bottom.html

Tips for sleeping with Crohn’s Night Sweats

A while back I bought a “Chillow” to insert into my pillow and I have to say that I like it a lot. It does what it is supposed to do, but it is difficult to keep it in place. (I tend to mash my pillow up when trying to get comfortable)

While the Chillow works fairly well, I stumbled across this wikihow entry about sleeping comfortably on a hot night – and it certainly applies to folks that suffer from Crohn’s night sweats and feverish sleep like I do.

http://www.wikihow.com/Sleep-Comfortably-on-a-Hot-Night

Good luck sleeping!

-Benner

No downloading while you are downloading

*chuckle* found this picture on gizmodo.com

Some days…

With Crohn’s some days you feel like this…

And other days are better and you feel like this…

Take Steps 2009 Notes

Well, the Take Steps 2009 Walk was last night and a good time was had by all. We actually took pictures for a change this year. You can see them in the post below – you can also view them on picassa at http://picasaweb.google.com/bennernet/TakeSteps2009

I personally want to thank all of you who joined in through donations, participating, and attempting to participate, but being unable to… your kind thoughts and deeds are warmly regarded and appreciated.

Thanks!
Ben

p.s. Kier – the t-shirt logo was a great hit – thanks for your help designing it!!!

Take Steps 2009

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Google Web Elements Feed

This is a new google tool that has become available – Google Web Elements. Took 5 seconds to create a customized Crohn’s feed and then I cut and pasted the code here… easy peasy.