Meet Shelly: It’s me again…Shelly from Maine, UC lifer who is now, well older than my last post in 2012, writing on my final dose of Humira anniversery(2011)! I am writing to share something new and hopefully groundbreaking and life changing to help on our road to remission “prescribed” by my Chiro. Dr. Z…Drumroll please…Des […]
Intro: I am a husband, father of 3 wonderful children, CEO of 2 growing practices (financial advisory and tax/accounting) with a great business partner & friend, exerciser, basketball player/coach, and a good movie & good book enthusiast. Originally diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July 2013 (right in the middle of vacation!). Twitter handle is […]
IntrodUCtion: I enjoy school, and my career as a Computer Tech. Some more about Andrew: I love film, I collect films and film memorabilia. I am also a huge Disney Fan and enjoy trips down to Walt Disney World quite often. I also love my car, a 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado. Symptoms: Stomach aches, urges to […]
I am a 34-year old woman from Sweden. I work as an architect, and I have a 1,5 year old daughter. I have UC probably since I was a teenager, but I wasn’t diagnosed until it got really bad back in 2008.
Intro: 28 year old workaholic and father of three. I love the outdoors and doing anything to enjoy life. I was diagnosed a little over a year ago with ulcerative colitis and I have been doing everything in my power to not have it hold me hostage. Some more about Nick: I love my work […]
Happy 4th of July to all the American based or celebrating UC’ers of the world. There have been some questions over the past few weeks with regards to a relatively new medication call “Entyvio” or sometimes Vedolizumab (and I’m sure there are several other regional/country specific names that this medication has been branded as. So, […]
Intro: Having UC since 2004, about 11 years. My FB id is Connie Madahar. I can also be reached at email@example.com, in case anyone may have any questions abut my struggle with the Ulcerative Colitis. Some more background: I am a retired legal professional, female, 66 years of age, on Disability (SSI) as I could […]
My current meds are Lialda, canasa as needed, prednisone, and 6mp. In an effort to aid the meds with natural supplements, I also take a really good food based prenatal vitamin, 4000iu of D3, ginger for nausea, and a QBC complex (quercetin, bromelain, vitamin C) for inflammation.
Intro: I am a 38 year old woman with UC since about 2007. It’s been quite the ugly experience except for when I was pregnant. ALL of my symptoms went away during that time. Unfortunately, being pregnant for my whole life is not a great treatment option (Haha! We have to make light of a […]
Woah man! It has been quite some time since I gave my IBD family a full on update on how my life has been going. I think part of the reason is this year has been so solid for me and my health that I have been busy doing “normal” people stuff like working my […]
Intro: My name is TJ, I am 24 years old and recently finished my masters program in education. I hope to find a job soon as a special education teacher. My passion is to help children with disabilities reach their full potential and live life to the fullest. This passion is very personal to me […]
I’ve recently reached my five year anniversary of Ulcerative Colitis (yay?) Still currently have a colon, although it’s been a very bumpy ride! My doctor has begun pushing the surgery so I’m currently exploring all options before making a decision. Some more details: I work in higher ed marketing and am an active kickball and […]
Sophie has quit smoking 7 years ago, but has recently started smoking cigarettes again to see if they will also help her gain some control of her ulcerative colitis symptoms. She previously read some of the smoking related stories here on iHaveUC and so far she appears to be…