How to go about proving that your colitis is bad but you don’t necessarily need to see a doctor or have a doctor’s note. What is normal in terms of “sick days per year”. How often can you expect not to be able to perform your usual responsibilities? These questions are what this post is […]
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For people battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease — an umbrella diagnosis that includes serious digestive conditions such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis IBD Image — it’s easy to feel isolated and alone. There currently are very few medicines to treat the condition, which affects an estimated 1.4 million people in the United States. Those with […]
So I’m in really bad shape right now. I’m terrified. Almost ten weeks pregnant and a flare that just went from slight to severe over the course of the past five days. I did not even start this pregnancy on a flare, and I stopped taking my meds (Lialda) initially, because I was told it […]
Would you be interested in meeting up with other UC’ers who use this website and the iHaveUC Facebook Page???? That is what this post is all about, and I’m betting that there’s quite a few of you who would be thrilled to hang out with some other UC’ers wherever you live, but I need to […]
Now that I’m fully back to feeling like myself, I guess it’s time to start dating again. Honestly, I’m nervous. I haven’t dated in years. I swear there should be a dating site for UCer’s haha. Less explaining required!
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So it’s been just over a year since we started posting reviews here on the site with the 5 stars you can rate things with, and a super big thanks to all of you who have shared your experiences with different medications, probiotics, diet, and even the 2 ebooks I’ve written for you. Whether you’re […]
How Celine made it through a very difficult pregnancy that included all sorts of hospital time but in the end she has a perfectly healthy baby and is now looking to get back to her healthy self once again.
Scientists are making some MAJOR news this week with the releasing of data linking gut bacteria imbalances to Crohn’s Disease which is another member of the IBD family. LOTS of reasons to be excited about this new science.
Mary feels pretty strongly that a slight change to her sleeping position made a big difference in getting past colitis symptoms. Even her doctors were shocked. What do you think? Could there be something to it?