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Mom Shares Powerful Selfies With Her Terrifying Illness And Inspiring Millions

No one desires to live with diseases in their life, everyone wants to stay healthy and stay without any pain. But for some people, the luck is not same. 32-year-old Krystal Miller, who is living with Crohn's disease, is one such example.

Crohn's is a condition of chronic inflammation involving any location of the gastrointestinal tract. For the patients of this disease, eating food feels like giving poison to the body all the time. However, Krystal Miller decides to share her problem and wants people to know about this disease, how this invisible illness sucks life. 

Mom Shares Powerful Selfies With Her Terrifying Illness And Inspiring Millions

Mom Shares Powerful Selfies With Her Terrifying Illness And Inspiring Millions

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Krystal was just 15 when she was first diagnosed with this disease.

Krystal was just 15 when she was first diagnosed with this disease.

At the age 22, her intestinal tract damaged badly due to the disease she was suffering with, and since then, she has been living with a permanent ostomy bag.

Now at 32 she is sharing her experiences on Facebook.

Now at 32 she is sharing her experiences on Facebook.

In an interview, Krystal said, I did expect it to reach Europe and America because I have international friends. "But I never expected for it to be as expansive as it has been. It's crazy - I actually got recognized at my local shops the other day!"

For Krystal it took a year to open up about it and share her experiences.

For Krystal it took a year to open up about it and share her experiences.

She shares pictures about her day to day life journey along with her children and husband.

She shares pictures about her day to day life journey along with her children and husband.

"It's been slow progress , but I just kind of got sick of caring. Like, who gives a f*ck, it is what it is, I can't do anything about it."

"It's been slow progress , but I just kind of got sick of caring. Like, who gives a f*ck, it is what it is, I can't do anything about it."

"When I was first diagnosed, I was very uncomfortable. I would be in-tears uncomfortable if someone had to go to the toilet after me. ... And when you're young, it's embarrassing and it's pretty f*cking horrific. It's been slow progress , but I just kind of got sick of caring. Like, who gives a f*ck, it is what it is, I can't do anything about it."

She not only she gained her self-confidence back...

She not only she gained her self-confidence back...

but also, she is posting fashion tips for other women with Crohn's, advising them how to dress comfortably with that bag.

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