Introduction: My name is Cindy. I am 56 years old and have been diagnosed with UC for a year and a half. Currently I am symptom free, have one bowel movement per day that is a Bristol 4 or 5. I have read this site from the beginning and have found the information here invaluable. […]
Introduction: I have UC due to radiation therapy in the pelvis area…The doctors have tried different medications to stop the bleeding..I have had two colonoscopies and have ruled out colon cancer. I am now trying mesalalina enemas every day for two weeks. Hopefully it will work. Some more about me: I am 83 years old […]
I am from South Africa. I loved hiking but no longer have the energy to do it anymore. I love to read, watch great movies, dance and socialize which has unfortunately taken a knock to. I have informed my loved ones and friends and they are loving and supportive. I know you may all think I am crazy but I know I have it I have had all the symptoms for two years and reading about my bizarre attack of joint pain while I am asleep was the cherry on the cake.
Introduction: Retired from a job I loved but filling my life with friends, family and still actively enjoying many activities. One year ago my first colitis attack, spent a week in the hospital and during the following 10 months had recurring attacks, sometimes at unfortunate times. Some more about me: I am a former newspaper […]
Introduction: I am a father of a son who is 16. He was diagnosed when he was 6. Also has type 1 diabetes which makes it a little bit of a juggling act for diet. First I would like to thank EVERYONE that has posted on this site. For the last week I may have […]
I still have nightmares about all the accidents I have had over the years and how many pairs of pants/cute panties I had to do away with.
Introduction: Chris, age 37. Diagnosed in September 2013 after a colonoscopy and a very long summer of deeply unpleasant symptoms. Not thrilled to be making my acquaintance with so many new doctors, blood tests, medications and procedures. Some more about me: Originally from Washington, DC. I haven’t lived there in 20 years but also haven’t […]
Have you ever had a conversation with your GI doctor (or any doctor for that matter) and things came to an abrupt end with the doctor saying something along the lines of: “There’s no scientific data to support this” or “There are no studies that support that…” Well, one of the bloggers of the universe […]
Introduction: My name is Miesha and I am a 35 year old educator and counselor who lives in the S.F. Bay area. Diagnosed with UC in 2011. Currently in remission by using SCD diet and lots of supplements! No meds right now ! Some more about me: I love to travel and volunteer in my […]
Intro: I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis almost three years ago and things have never been the same. I am currently a stay at home wife and mother of two. Some more about me: I am totally boring and have always been a bit of a homebody. It is even harder to get me out […]