Lynn sits in her home in South-Eastern Pennsylvania, now aged 42. She is accompanied by her daughter, Nicole, and is ready to tell the story of her illness.
Mom, i'm scared.
Aged 19, Lynn visits the doctors after having awful stomach issues. She has now been diagnosed with Crohns Disease.
Lynn is now in her mid 30s, and her condition is only getting worse. She can no longer work, and is unable to get out of bed. Her legs are covered in ulcers, and she feels as if shes had a fever for years on end.
you've entered remission!
Lynn is 38 now, and her illness is at its worst. Lynn has reached hospitalization. Her kidneys are no longer working properly, her colon is hemorrhaging, she can no longer digest solid foods. Lynn hasn't been able to walk in days. Her daughter, Nicole, is terrified, but Lynn assures her everything will be fine.
I'll be okay, i promise.
Lynn has just turned 39, and she is finally getting the proper treatment. Her health is going back to perfect, and she is extremely excited to be okay again.
Aged 42, Lynn has finally entered remission. The treatment worked! She can now work again, and walk without assistance. She is okay now.