Author Archive | Anonymous-UC'er

At My Witts End

Submitted by Marcia I was diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis a little over a year ago right after having surgery to have my gall bladder removed. I don’t know if this was a coincidence or not. After first getting diagnosed I was put on sulfasalizine and prednisone. I went into remission for about 4 months. […]

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Remicade = Miracle?

Intro: Diagnosed in December 2010 with ulcerative colitis, I have taken Flagyl and Prednisone. I am currently taking 6 Asacol HD, 2 Bentyl, 2 Loperamide, 1 Prilosec, and 2 Ferosol (Iron) everyday, plus 2 gummy vitamins. I started my first Remicade infusion Tuesday. I am on a diet my wife (Thank God for her!) found […]

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Elecare Liquid Diet

Intro: Hi, My name is Matt and i am 24 years old. I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis for about 3 years or so. I have been in remission for the past year but am currently dealing with a flare up. Just trying to get through the days until this thing is over without […]

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I Pulled Myself Out of a FLARE

Hi all. Just a quick story about my colitis battle. I started with c-diff infection 3 years ago and have had some ups and downs, including a nasty dvt blood clot and being on coumadin and prednisone for 6 months. Each time (3) I have flared while tapering off prednisone and would suffer for a […]

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Taking The Disable out of Disability

Today is a very special day because it is a time to remember many of us who have “disabilities” whether it is mental illness, a physical disability, Autism, ADHD, OCD, IBS, IBD, Crohn’s Disease or in my case, Ulcerative Colitis. Ulcerative Colitis is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease that I am born with though I wasn’t […]

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Imuran Vs. Remicade

Well after 18 yrs with this disease(ulcerative colitis), my body has decided to not let prednisone and asacol work on the flare-ups. I have tried SCD and while I lOVE it and the way I feel on it, it did not help my flare at all. I have tried naturopath dr’s and even tried smoking. […]

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My Journey with UC

Introduction: There are a few things I would like to point out. 1) If you find blood and mucous in your stool. It is never normal. Most likely it will not get better and it will not go away. Make a doctor’s appointment. 2) Do not read a lot about diseases unless you know for […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)