Although exciting, moving away from home for the first time can also be a bit stressful for anyone. But when you have Crohn’s disease, a move might understandably cause even more anxiety.

A move comes with a set of new responsibilities related to managing your chronic condition and general “adulting.” You’ll have to schedule doctor’s appointments, fill prescriptions, cook the foods that best agree with your gut, and stay on top of healthy habits.

You may have been doing many of these things already, but a move away from home and family and into a new pad means you might be doing some of these things all on your own for the first time. Here, we offer tips for managing Crohn’s when you’re away from home. You got this!