I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about a year and a half ago I lost 30lbs after being initially misdiagnosed with a viral/bacterial stomach infection. Eventually went to the ER where I got my diagnosis via sigmoidoscopy. I was given prednisone (responded well) and then given Lialda…I was flare free for a year but constantly […]
Nearly two and a half years ago I met a woman that I have fallen in love with. I knew from the beginning she was someone I could marry! We were very compatible with our personality, and values. I fell in love with her soul and inner beauty. She had so many beautiful qualities. However, […]
Hi everybody and thank you for following the website. I hope that everyone is finding some time to enjoy yourselves in a specially take part in some relaxation during the summer months. As many of you know I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in October 2008. At the time, my disease was extremely severe […]
Meet Conor: Im a graduate Biomedical engineering student (Graduating August cant wait!). I love the gym/ played rugby hurling and outdoor soccer(Slowly i will work my way back to gym and cycling in next few weeks!). Hoping to get a job in Engineering soon but i want to be full of energy and in a […]
I strongly suggest that you ALL give this a try. BE STRICT with it for at least a month and see if you feel any changes. I will eat this way the rest of my life if it means I will feel human again. If you have any questions for me please comment below. This […]
Hello all, my name is Kyle and I am a teacher from a little town in Washington State. It has been quite some time since I put an update out on iHaveUC, and I apologize for that, but I haven’t had a whole lot to report regarding my, formerly UC, now Crohn’s disease. What makes […]
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 71 I’m a male 71 yeas old and was diagnosed with UC about 6 weeks ago! Previously I had occasional bleeding hemorrhoids for several years. About 1 year ago I had more frequent episodes with blood in my stool and mistakenly thought it to be the hemorrhoids, probably some denial […]
I’m a 60 year old male from the United Kingdom, 6 weeks into being diagnosed with UC and pneumonia. Fumbling around trying to find out what I can and can’t eat. Some more about Tony: 2017 in January approx. 16-17 I began to lose weight at an alarming rate through having diarrhea which lasted about […]
My name is Kayla, and I’m 25 from the Bay Area, CA. I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis for about 11 years now, and what a journey it has been – much of the struggle just against myself! I’ve lurked here quite a few times over the years, but felt the urge to finally introduce myself today.
Cathy’s hope in writing this is to ease the suffering of those who join me in struggling to be free of Ulcerative Colitis or a related IBD condition. After a long and at times painful journey I am now free from that diagnosis. I have found ways to finally heal my colon.
Meet Melissa: I have UC since i was 15 but it was never really bad until i was pregnant with my 1st son my UC started really acting up. So i was okay taking medicatiom until the summer of 2016 my UC really flared up i started taking Liadal it didnt work at all. Now […]
Meet Lori: I was diagnosed 18 years ago with ulcerative colitis. I had a colonoscopy approximately 18 months ago with some inflammation due to a flare. I tend to cruise along in remission for a long period of time and once I have a flare, I have a tough time getting back in remission again. […]
Meet Catherine: I live in a small town in the Deep South, and love that the weather is so mild I can have my morning tea out on the porch. (Except for in the summer, when it’s too hot by 6 am!). I teach undergraduates and have two small kids. I love to garden, travel […]