The Good, The Bad, and The Crappy
In Western Pennsylvania there is a group of merry friends who run for a reason. They are all connected by one incurable disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Lead and organized by Mary Amrhein - May, a mother of two, one of whom was diagnosed with Crohn's on May 21st 2009, she assembles her local community to run, raise money, awareness, and search for the elusive cure for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. In The Stool, they sit and share their stories of the good the bad and the outright crappy.
Produced by Carey McKelvey and Katherine Lancaster
Directed and Edited by Carey McKelvey
Cinematography by Dan Finegold, Josh Eisenfeld, Stephen Hicken, Kris Lancaster and Noah Purdy
Special Thanks to Smith Brothers Agency and 57th Street Studios
"They're all super heroes in my opinion"
"Prior to being diagnosed with UC I had absolutely no idea what has happening to my body."
“At first when I was diagnosed I didn't talk about it, I think for that reason it made it harder for me to deal with.”