Living a life best described as Hunter Thompson meets Indiana Jones, a young man’s fortunes are drastically changed by an early diagnosis of Crohn’s disease. Unable to pursue his chosen profession because of long illnesses and lengthy hospital stays, the author does what it takes to stay alive. From working in a rowdy biker bar to bouncing in seedy strip joints, even dealing drugs to survive. As the disease worsens, he endures multiple surgeries, physical hardships, and a devastating mental illness. Full of gritty, colorful characters, A Life with the Other Big C is useful adult reading for individuals or family members dealing with Crohn’s or any chronic illness.