Meet Jake, he’s a 27 year old, full of life guy, just getting things really moving in the professional world, and all about the outdoors. One of his biggest challenges at the moment is that UC is trying to slow his life down. But it sure doesn’t seem like he’s going to let that happen.
Archive | January, 2014
I’ve had ulcerative colitis for 25 years, and “even though my symptoms are general pretty mild now, I would love to be symptom free. I am starting the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to see if it helps.
A new study regarding the effects that SEASONALITY has on ulcerative colitis symptoms and the onset of flare ups.
Frank was recently diagnosed and is starting the process of figuring out what triggers his symptoms to pop back up. He’s doing a pretty good job and his goal is not be taking Lialda as a long term treatment.
She had an awful hospital stay after her diagnosis, and the last time we heard from her she was entering a flare up. But oh have things changed for the better. She’s getting on with life on her terms and back in control of her health and her colitis.
I am currently in the best place I have been in since being diagnosed with UC in February 2013. My frequency over the last month has been 3-4 times a day. My BM’s have been solid and the bathroom process is under control as opposed to resembling an Olympic sprint.
Cynthia is scheduled for a colonoscopy on Feb. 3rd. She’s not looking forward to the gallon you have to drink to prepare…(who the heck is) AND, she most definitely doesn’t want prednisone due to the side effects it sometimes unleashes.
Tara was recently diagnosed in November, and strange thing for her is she often wishes she could go to the bathroom more…yeah, sometimes she’s feeling constipated which is unusual for a UC’er.
Ellie was recently diagnosed and has all sorts of questions: is 18 too young to be diagnosed with UC, does it help to give up alcohol, are there any good ideas for eating fast food…to name a few
Things are going pretty good for Kyle and his IBD, but he’s still getting some cramping, have you had that and gotten over it..
Alan currently makes 10-20 visits a day to the big white you know what… It’s always bloody, always mucous. Joints are aching, eyes are gritty. His stomach feels like it has a ball of wind in it. Does this sound familiar?
Hey UC’ers, By request from a fellow UC’er and user of the site, it’s time to create a review page for another colitis medication. SO… If you’ve ever used Canansa suppositories to help treat your ulcerative colitis symptoms, please feel free to click the “submit review” button below and type in your experience for others […]
My daughter has UC and it seems that she is being treated like a lab rat with all the different treatments that are taking place. Is this normal? She has been prescribed: prednisone, vancomycin, balsalazide, ursodiol, Imuran to name a few. She has gone from a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease to PSC, and just recently […]