Team Calvert Crohn’s wants to provide you with Hope through inspirational stories from people right in our area who are in a life long battle with IBD, but continue to fight on and never give up.  This is a terrible disease but read how these people overcome the challenges of IBD and persevere to get the most out of every day!

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In December of 2010, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.
My personal #1 GOAL is to Kick Crohn’s BUTT!
I was diagnosed in December of 2010, my eighth-grade year.
At age 14 I was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease.
I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in May of 2017.
Battling this disease since 2010

Cassie, 26, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2007, Prince Frederick, MD – Salisbury University student/science teacher intern (MAYO Clinic)
Hayden, 22, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2010, Huntingtown, MD – Huntingtown HS Senior/Lacrosse (Children’s National)
Brian, 45, UC, diagnosed 2013, Huntingtown, MD – PG County Police. (Georgetown)
Hailey, 21, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2010, Lusby, MD – Patuxent HS Senior (Children’s National)
Josh, 22, Crohn’s, Diagnosed 2010, Huntingtown, MD – College Freshman – Florida Golf Coast (Anne Arundel Gastro)
Shannon, 39, Crohn’s, Diagnosed 1999, Dunkirk, MD – Mother of 3 – Work part-time at Mt Harmony Elem (Med Star Georgetown Univ. Hosp)
Nathalie, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2010, Owings, MD – Busy mom of 4 – Active Volunteer – in Remission since 2013.
Jay, 50, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2004, Dunkirk, MD – Smith and Wesson Security Solutions
Kevin, 29, Crohn’s, diagnosed 2004, Huntingtown, MD – HS Lacrosse – In Clinical Remission – Real Estate Service – Credit Union (
Allison, UC, diagnosed at 34, Huntingtown, MD – Mom of two – In Clinical remission for 10+ years.
Ford, 69, diagnosed in 1970, Lusby, MD – Retired PG Fire Lt. and Disabled Vet (VA Hospital)
Emily 11, diagnosed in 2013, Owings MD – Too Young!
Jadon 21, diagnosed 2010, Chesapeake MD – Sparrows Point HS /Junior Lacrosse (Hopkins)
Grace Campbell 18, diagnosed 2010, Crofton MD
Colby 13, diagnosed 2016, Salisbury MD
Christian Bowlin 17, diagnosed 2017, Nashville TN (Hayden’s Cousin)
Emma Schiemer 17, diagnosed in 2018, Huntingtown HS