Q&A with Chris Walker

Chris Walker is a fitness buff, family man, and Crohn's warrior. We wanted to know how he stays healthy and maintains a lifestyle that gives him the ability to feel as good as possible. Check out his answers to our questions. 

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Brooke Bogdan
Earning the Medal of UC

When I learned I had UC, I truly didn’t have a clue. I took drugs..felt better..then worse, like a roller coast. While I was always a fitness lover, I had backed down due to my UC and bone issues in my hands.

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Brooke Bogdan
Invisible Battles Are the Most Important

My name is Jessica Frano. I am a personal trainer, NPC competitor and overall fitness enthusiast. I am also a survivor, as I’ve overcome multiple GI issues and lived with a temporary ostomy. I know how prevalent ‘transformation’ stories are in the fitness community.  But I rarely think of my own “transformation.” It’s unconventional, and at times it was very painful.

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Brooke Bogdan
Never Take Your Health For Granted - Raina's Story

Life happens when we least expect it. I've always taken my health for granted. I have been anorexic. I've been bulimic. I've struggled with binge eating. I've been overweight. I've been underweight. As a 20-something, my health was something that I always thought would be there, never worrying that what I was doing to my body would have long term effects on me and my health. 

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Brooke Bogdan
Lizzie's Story - Using Remission as an Inspiration

 

Last year after having Infliximab infusions I was given a new lease of life.... I was in Remission and despite the side effects of the Infusion, I felt on top of the world. I decided to make the most of this and set myself fitness challenges every month in 2016 to raise moneyand awareness for IBD.

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Brooke Bogdan