How did you learn about Girls With Guts?

I learned about Girls With Guts when I went on an exploration to find someone who “gets it.” I didn’t feel like I fit in anywhere particularly and when I was searching and using hashtags on Instagram I found GWG. I immediately felt drawn to GWG and felt like I finally found my tribe!

Why did you decide to volunteer with Girls With Guts?

I decided to volunteer with GWG because I’ve been the odd woman out for far too long, and if I can help one person (although I hope to help many) to not feel that isolation, associated with our illnesses that affect our bowels and butts, then I am doing something right! I also want to help end the stigma surrounding these typically taboo subjects. We shouldn’t be embarrassed to talk about what we are going through, and I want to use my voice and my story to help others feel comfortable sharing.

When you are not volunteering with Girls With Guts what do you do with your time?

When I’m not volunteering you can find me spending time with my husband and our 3 kids! We love traveling and our favorite vacation spot is Myrtle Beach. Not too far behind me will be my corgi Odin (he’s my ride or die), and my 2 cats: Toby and Arlo. I love animals and enjoy spending my free time getting close to them and have gotten to quite a few animal encounters. I’ve held a baby tiger, fed a giraffe, and gave capybaras belly rubs. My favorite hobby is reading. I love psychological thrillers.

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