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Joshua is passionate about making life better.
An autoimmune athlete with Crohn's, a meditator, and co-founder of Levered Learning.
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20 May 2022
A Bit Agoraphobic

Re: mental health + #Crohns. Since moving, I’ve been a bit agoraphobic when solo —I haven’t been on a run or bike ride since we got here —I don’t know anyone, I’ve had neuropathy from meds, and inflammation is 10x. Yesterday, I signed up for a 5k and got my 1st run in today 😅

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19 May 2022
World IBD Day '22

I’ve been asked about the most challenging & rewarding aspects of writing the Crohn’s AIP cookbook. The answer is the same—writing delicious and comforting food people can find themselves in for healing! #IBD #worldibdday #CrohnsDisease

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Kindle Version Now Available!

The Kindle version of The Crohn’s Disease AIP Cookbook is now available!

“If you or someone you love has Crohn’s Disease, you must have this book.” - Dr. Martin L. Rossman, MD, author of Guided Imagery for Self-Healing

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29 April 2022
My Cookbook Cover Reveal

Serendipity! I moved last weekend and when I went to pick up the keys, this guy was waiting at the door!

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7 January 2022
My Cookbook Author Photo

Here is the author photo I submitted to the publisher for the forthcoming cookbook.

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3 January 2022
Crohn's Cookbook Manuscript Submitted!

I turned in the complete draft manuscript of my cookbook for Crohn’s + AIP to the publisher! 🎉 Here are a couple of photos I took of some grain/nut/seed free goodies

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21 December 2021
Cooking for Crohn's Cookbook

This spring, my first cookbook specifcally for people with Crohn’s disease will be published! More information to come soon but I’m 75% done writing it and excited to share some delicious foods and strategies.

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It’s been a strange couple of years for all of us. 2021 has brought substantial obstacles along with some tremendous achievements. I hope to write here more regularly.

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3 April 2021
Crohn's Free, Year 3!

Today’s colonoscopy showed zero signs of inflammation and no #crohnsdisease. GI doc marveled from 80% disease coverage to 3 years remission (2 years deep). Biopsies forthcoming.

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18 March 2021
St. Patrick's Day

I got my half-marathon finisher swag in time for #StPatricksDay

and my finishing time is squarely in the 50% range, so I’m pretty happy about mid-40s/first marathon results!

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About Joshua

Joshua has spent the better part of twenty years helping founders get from idea to launch and from launch to thriving company. He was the president of an e-commerce platform and helped start an eco-friendly plastic company whose materials are used today across the yoga and shoe industry. In 2012, Joshua was sent on a different kind of journey—a health crisis that had him fighting for his life. With the standard of care not working, he dove deep into researching genetics, the microbiome, mitochondrial health, fasting and ketosis. In 2018 Joshua succeed in hacking his autoimmune disease and emerged an athlete, riding over 2000 miles on a single speed bike and competing in two triathlons.