March: A Girl with Guts

Each month, we'll feature a new Girl with Guts. Someone in the IBD community who is doing something AMAZING. And we'll brag all about them here. Think you know a girl with guts? Nominate her in through this form!

Meet Susie Lemmer. 

Susie Lemmer may have been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease as an awkward teenager, but she has never let her disease define her life. After getting her start running long distance with CCFA Team Challenge, she has gone on to run multiple marathons, qualify for the Boston Marathon, and is now a fitness and running professional in Chicago and blogger at Dedicated to finding the humor in life's chaos, Susie has made it her mission to connect, educate and inspire anyone who will listen that they too can live beyond expectations.

Check out some posts on Susie's site:

Susie also has a ton of posts about running, healthy recipes, and giveaways! So, if you're still on the fence about signing up for the Girls with Guts Global 5K,  check out some of Susie's tips and tricks.