Original Crohn’s End Network

Blog posts from the original social network started by Daniel Durrant called Crohn’s End. This network inspired Reid Bryant Kimball to make the documentary, WANTED: Crohn’s End.

How “Crohn’s End” became a healing multi-player experience

Roleplaying games, video games, and MMORPG’s have weaved in and out of my life for a long time. In fact, I would even go so far as to say, they helped shape my very identity. Growing up I struggled with balancing fantasy and reality. In time I learned to wean myself from games and spend …

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Crohn’s End: A Reflective Stream of Slow Medicine

(Featured the original ”Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine) Greetings my fellow crohnies, friends, and family, I hope you’re having a beautiful Spring! Crohn’s End has been taking a break. We’ve had several new members join us in the past few …

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The Delightful Stay – Yes… I’m out now.

(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) There were no tubes dangling from me. There was no more “partner.” The next shift nurse would walk in and ask “where is your partner?” She’d be referring to the rack of IV fluids and monitors …

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The Snake

(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) Before this attack I was free from pain and misery. I was eating well, but not perfectly. I was cycling regularly. I really had a lot of energy. Yes, I had Crohn’s, but what did it …

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What is the meaning of all of this?

(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) I am a Student at the University of Oregon majoring in Journalism. I created this site because I was angry. I recently had another “flare up” of a disease that I thought I had under control. …

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The butterfly girl, the gamer guy, and me.

(Featured the original “Crohn’s End” blog: Daniel’s stay in the hospital during his recovery from an emergency surgery due to a ruptured intestine.) I met the butterfly girl this week. We have Crohn’s Disease in common. I met her at McKenzie Willamette. She is a young nurse who had been diagnosed when she was eight years old. Her Crohn’s …

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