Thank you so much for your live! I’m about to start Stelara and was wondering how to inject myself
Hi, I'm Shawn!
Shawn Bethea, Creator
After years of advocating for those living with Crohn’s and Chronic Illness, I decided to renovate my online space! – From this came the birth of Two Fourth.
Creatively Sparking Uncomfortable Conversations
I not only use my platform as a health advocate, but as an activist, speaking out against racial injustice.
What's In It For You
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Two Fourth Newsletter
It has been 6 long years since I made the decision that would change my life (and the anatomy of my body) forever. Looking back on the journey I’ve been through, I am overwhelmed with…Read More
“You Are Whole” – Girl Chat on Advocacy, Chronic Illness, Dating + with @PlentyandWellwithNat on Thrive w/ IBD Podcast
As a self-proclaimed introvert with extroverted tendencies, it’s not always easy for me to make friends. * Although people in my life may try to tell you otherwise. * This is why I am so…Read More
Transitioning (back) into the office environment, post-quarantine, can be overwhelming to say the absolute least. As a Crohn’s Disease patient, I know how terrifying the thought of COVID is. — AND with a compromised immune…Read More
I convinced myself I was a voice, but all I actually was? A token in a much larger game. I ignored being shunned from conversations at cocktail hour. I tried to convince myself the tall white men who stepped in-front of me to intentionally exclude me from the group just didn’t see me.Read More
“I Limited Myself For So Long Because of My Body” – A Crohn’s & Chronic Illness Discussion with Fight Like a Warrior
At times, I feel as if my body is a prison. – And I’ve unknowingly been subjected to a life-long sentence. Can you relate? I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at a very young…Read More
What They're Saying About Two Fourth
I’ve seen a lot of people on here and in real life around me still not using their voice because they think this is an American issue. Keep doing what you’re doing, I’m doing everything I can to educate and stand with you too!
We’re so grateful for your advocacy work and dedication!
Sending love and strength your way girl! I have chronic Lyme disease and was really inspired by your message <3
Thank you SO much for sharing ALL of this. It’s so important for people to hear it.
Shawn this content is fire. Thank you for all you’re doing. Also these photographs!!!! You look amazing. Thinking of you & sending virtual hugs your way.
Sending you love and light. Thank you for your post today.
I was telling my daughter about your live video the other day and what a kick you are. And she says, “Oh I know Shawn!” I love how Instagram makes the world so small!
Your doing an amazing job your advocacy work is simply amazing I like how you are not only talking about living with a chronic illness but handling the tough topics like black lives matter as well you are doing amazing
Your advocacy has been very inspirational and helpful! You speak for the quiet!
A year before my great-grandmother passed, I asked her the biggest piece of life advice from her (at the time 89) years on this Earth. Without hesitation she replied, “treat people right.” – Not only serving as the Two Fourth motto, but words I live by to this day.
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