29 Times #BlackGirlMagic Was More Than Just a Hashtag in 2015

December 13, 2015

25. When Gaylyn Henderson, founder of Gutless and Glamorous, fought the stigmas of having Crohn's Disease and remade Bey's "7/11' video wearing her ileostomy bag.

Crohn's Disease sufferer who had to have her colon removed proudly shows off ostomy bag

November 12, 2015

The Atlanta, Georgia native, who blogs about her illness under the name Gutless and Glamorous, told The Mighty that having her colon removed was "the best thing that ever happended to her"

Woman Recreates Beyonce Music Video to Show Off Her Ostomy Bag

November 11, 2015

To promote self-love for people who use ostomy bags, Henderson recently released a recreation of Beyonce's "7/11" music video, where she proudly exposes her ileostomy bag.

21 Things Only People Living With a Health Problem Know

July 7, 2015

Being sick is hard. But it's not impossible.

My Story: My New Body Saved My Life

March 24, 2015

The BlackDoctor.org ‘My Story’ series features real stories of health triumphs written by and about our readers.

Fashion RX: 8 Women Share Their Feel Good Style Secrets

February 17, 2015

Fashion is a means of personal and artistic expression, but it’s much more than that for these eight remarkable women: It’s a way of defying their diagnoses, of proudly showing that their medical conditions don’t define who they are or what they wear.

Creating Your Own Crohn's Disease Support Network

March 21, 2014

If you have Crohn's disease, both the physical and emotional tolls can be overwhelming. A good support network can help keep your spirits up and your Crohn's in check.

Once I Let Go of My Colon, I Could Finally Take a Giant Bite Out Of Life

March 3, 2014

Gaylyn Henderson suffered from severe Crohn's Disease to the point that her life had to be put on hold. Then she had her colon removed.

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