I was first diagnoses with Ulcerative Colitis in 2009 and eventually had to have the total colectomy and ileoanal pouch surgery. The final surgery was completed in February 2014 and all was well until recently. I saw my GI this afternoon and am scheduled for a colonoscopy in 2 weeks time.
Helpful ideas about diet, treatment, moving forward, and life after getting surgery for treating ulcerative colitis.
I am a scholarship track and field athlete at the University of California, Berkeley. I am originally from San Diego, and I really enjoy surfing, rock climbing, and anything that is active and engaging!
After 19 years of on and off symptoms, they last 5-6 years being progressively worse, they are gone! I had my first surgery 3 weeks ago today! I have to say it is very strange not to poop! Some more about Kira: As a mom, wife, sister, and teacher, I can not wait to be […]
In November of 2013 I finally reached a breaking point I couldn’t handle the pain, achiness, the random fevers, the bleeding. I called to schedule a scope and because I like to be somewhat awake the doctor told me the colon that was left now has ulcerative colitis.
Peter goes into detail about what moved him to have surgery, what it was like, and all sorts of answers to questions that everyone submitted regarding the topic.
Introduction: My name is Dennis, I’m 23 years old. Currently working for a bank and enjoying life. I live with my girlfriend and 3 dogs. I’m currently with an end ileostomy and looking to possibly do a j pouch next year. Some more about me: I’m a Freemason, have a wonderful girlfriend of almost 2 […]
Introduction: I was diagnosed with UC in 2009 after endless trips to doctor for gastroenterologist. After going through all the medications available, it was decided that surgery was the only option. My first surgery was in April 2013 and i am currently 2 weeks post op of my second surgery. My surgeon decided to do […]
Hi, I’m Bryan 34 years old. I Have UC. I’ married with 2 dogs, work for a major food distributor …US Foods. And I’m on the road to a better life! Some more about me: I love to snowboard go fishing and do outdoors stuff. Going to football and baseball games. Going out to see […]
Introduction: I would just like to share a short feedback after my Ileostomy – I am 18 years of age and had UC since the age of 13. My UC was very very bad and did not respond to any medication – I have been on all sorts of medications eg. prednisone, Predsol enimas, Asacol […]
Intro: What is up everyone my name is Joe and I was diagnosed back in 2012. Since being diagnosed I went through multiple treatments which I ended up having server colitis and had to have my entire large intestine removed. Some more about me: Video games, comics, Dr. Who (FANATIC), Science Fiction, Sports (Football fanatic), […]