Bethany Townsend recently made waves when she decided to stop hiding her colostomy bag and enjoy her fun in the sun. "I've had Crohn's since I was 3 years old but was misdiagnosed until I was 11. Just four weeks later I was having 16 inches of my bowel taken out. . . . Finally after three and a half years, I decided that my colostomy bags shouldn't control my life. So when I went to Mexico with my husband in December last year, I finally showed I wasn't ashamed. Still hoping for a cure," she wrote on the Crohn's and Colitis UK Facebook page.