January 03, 2022
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Illustration by Brittany England
We’re bringing new meaning to the word “community.”
As humans, we are hardwired for connection. Belonging to a community makes us feel safe and helps us thrive.
But so often, living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can make you feel physically and emotionally isolated. Not only can it be hard to do things you loved before your diagnosis, but it can also feel like no one understands what it’s like.
Bezzy IBD is a free online platform bringing new meaning to the world “community.”
We aim to create an experience where:
So happy to find a community that knows what I am experiencing. It’s been so hard for me to explain to my family and I don’t think even then they believe my symptoms are so bad or even understand.
Bezzy IBD is a place where you are more than your IBD. It is a place where, finally, you belong.
Membership is free, and members get full access to the community, including:
Our name is derived from the British English word for a person’s best or closest friend.
Inspired by the transformative nature of friendship, Bezzy IBD is committed to providing a safe space for shared experiences and authentic conversations, where understanding and acceptance thrive.
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