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.
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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.
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 […]
JUST BELOW is a list of what people order from Amazon.com with regards to UC. Where did this list come from? It’s actually pretty simple. When some of you who share stories on the site mention products/supplements or other things that others might like, I often link to them with the iHaveUC Amazon link. A […]
Introduction: Hi there, I am 20 years old and am from Dubai. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about 6 months ago, so it’s all so new to me. I’m a very outgoing person, I love to go out and see things and try things. (No so much food anymore but its alright.) I try […]
Introduction: Well, hello. I am 18 years old and just started my first year of college. A little more than two months ago (the beginning of September), I became really sick . . . and I didn’t get better. I had a colonoscopy in October and not long after, I was diagnosed with UC. So, […]
Introduction: Amanda, 31. Diagnosed with colitis in 2011 after a week long hospital stay. Symptoms for about 3 years prior, crescendoing into a maelstrom of blood transfusions and IV drips! Wow! At least the nurses were awesome Some more about me: Professional lounger If one could be paid to lounge, I would be filthy rich. […]
Meet Maxie M: I was diagnosed April 2011. First colonoscopy 2011 – Last colonoscopy May 2013 – Since diagnoses In and out of remission frequently. Longest remission has so far been 3 months. Have had 3 different GI’s and most recent GI is not through choice he is the only one in the city I […]