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 […]
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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. […]
What up UC’ers? How the heck you doing? So we are in the beginning of September, 2013 and are you crapping me…the summer for us Northern-Hemi folks is starting to come to a close? Unbelievable. So check this, I want to give a tad of an update on me and my UC, come on, this […]
How many husbands are there with active Ulcerative Colitis? How many husbands are right in the middle of the worst flare up of their lives this very moment…Unfortunately there are too many. What in the world can the rest of the family do when the “man” of the house is bleeding and in the bathroom […]
I’ve come across something which I’m hoping you’ll enjoy and make use of. There’s a new organization sponsoring iHaveUC and also providing FREE WEEKLY UC TIPS. AND All you need is a mobile phone. You will receive: Information on Diet Nutrition Doctor’s Visits Medications Managing Symptoms Support Systems Those are the topics. […]
Hummmmmm… what could prednisone, Remicade, Lialda and a ton of other medications for ulcerative colitis really have in common with eachother…????
Sleep. Who’s Getting Good Sleep Here? It used to just happen right? Way back when we were seven, eight, and nine years old. We all just fell right asleep and woke up in the mornings? No big deal right… Well, maybe it wasn’t that simple, but I for sure was great at sleeping, and I’m […]
Hey UC’ers, I wanted to take a quick moment and share some news regarding a new medication called Simponi that was just recently cleared for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. Just yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration, which is the “governing board” in the United States gave its formal approval for this medication. What is […]
Hey UC’ers, After doing my usual research on PubMed (awesome awesome resource BTW!), there are several articles a whole bunch of you will gain a whole bunch from reading. (The articles are listed below and include the links so you can read up more on the specific studies.) #1 Thiopurines in inflammatory bowel disease revisited […]
Some of you may know me pretty well by now. After all, the site is over 3 years old now….can you believe that. But, I wanted to give some updates as to how and what I’m up to lately. (For anybody who is visiting iHaveUC for the first time right now…well, the site is all […]