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 was alright to do so.
having ulcerative colitis and being pregnant sure is a tough task, here is a collection of stories related to just that from actual UC patients
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.
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 […]
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 LaNae: I’m a newbie. My symptoms started in Dec 2011. I had a sigmoidoscopy in March 2012 and was diagnosed with UC. Some more about me: I was always a healthy kid. Active, into sports, got my pilots license right out of high school……… haha random. Worked at a hardware store and then became […]
Meet Brookie G: I’m a 29 year old caucasian female from Minnesota. I’m currently 20 weeks pregnant. I have had IBS symptoms since junior high and spent the majority of my high-school years in the bathroom. How cool was that! But, I managed to keep it a secret from most people. I was diagnosed with […]
Introduction: Hello, my name is Alysia and well my life consists of A LOT of Pink, small toys to step on in the middle of the night, and diapers! I am 25 and the mother of two beautiful girls. Sophie is three years old, and Scarlett is eight months old. When I am not changing […]