Author Archives: Isaac Levinsky

About Isaac Levinsky

Isaac Levinsky writes about my Crohn’s Disease story, about life, chronic illness and finding hope and meaning through it all! Unique insight as I am a psychologist!

Shana Tova – Happy New Year 5780 – Rosh Hashanah Tonight!

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United Nations General Assembly – UNGA and Climate Change, More needs to be done!

In a short period of time humanity has moved our planet Earth toward dangerous and globe threatening Climate Change. In terms of fixing a problem it is best to be proactive and not reactive. Since we are not able to … Continue reading

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Overcoming a Difficult Day of Pain/Chronic Illness (insert disease here)

Today is a painful day for me, my abdomen and specifically my intestines are inflamed and angry. So I am taking a day of rest and pacing it out… Best of luck to everyone out there in their daily race and try to find the right pace each day! #race #pain #Crohns #mindovermatter #Emmys Continue reading

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Mediterranean Diet Improves Health Significantly Research Shows

The Mediterranean Diet can change your life, help you feel healthier, prevent disease and improve your quality of life and possibly live longer too. What we eat affects how we feel and also impacts our health. This is so important in chronic illness. What we do everyday is important as well. Taking the time to make food at home is difficulty with the modern workplace requirements. However, I have decided to work on improving my quality of life by looking at my diet. Continue reading

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Never Forget 9/11 and Never Forget the Holocaust – Terrorism and Extremists still threaten USA, Jews, and Israel – We Must Stand Together!

Never Forget 9/11 and Never Forget the Holocaust – Terrorism and Extremists still threaten USA, and also Judaism and Israel.

Today I’m thankful to be in USA – the beacon of Freedom! Remembering 9/11. Thankful that I am still alive despite Crohn’s Disease. Concerned about the rising Antisemitism around the world and in USA. As a world leader we must stand behind Israel and stop Antisemitism here in our country as well. We must never forget the Holocaust along with never forgetting 9/11.

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Great Suffering Provides Opportunity for Humanity to Act as One

The devastation caused to the Bahamas and now the US by Hurricane Dorian is hard to watch and also must be watched. I am pleased to see that there are people out there right now helping those in need. Continue reading

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Chronic Illness increases vulnerability to Climate Change

I know this Hurricane may become a major burden on my health as it is very easy for my condition to worsen and flare up if I were to lose power and the conveniences of A/C and fresh food along with the poor sleep, stress, and fear of needing to get to a hospital but being stuck at home! Continue reading

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Hurricane Preparedness with a Chronic Illness

Hurricane Preparedness from NOAA updated 7:30am 8/30/2019 for Hurricane Dorian. Also, I write about surviving a hurricane with a Chronic Illness like Crohn’s Disease.

It is important for everyone to take hurricane preparedness seriously. Right now the news is talking about Hurricane Dorian, so please keep up to date. What is not mentioned on the news is how to prepare for your chronic health condition when you have a hurricane projected to land where you live. Continue reading

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Starbucks- Denied Man with Crohn’s Bathroom Access

Starbucks has made another mistake, this time it was a man with Crohn’s Disease who was denied access to the bathroom. Per state law, this man was supposed to be able to access the bathroom as he was having an emergency situation that led to an accident because he was denied bathroom access. To make matters worse for Starbucks, the man is also a lawyer, so we might hear more about this in the news. Here is the link to the article: Continue reading

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Think You’re A Tough Guy?

Here is a post by my Father Bruce.

Think you are a tough guy?

Read on to see his perspective on having a family member with a chronic illness. Continue reading

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