Kicking Colitis

INTRO: My name is Jamie, I’m from Dublin, Ireland and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in September 2011 and since then been trying to find something to kick the crap outta my symptoms. SYMPTOMS: urgency, bloody bowel movements, cramping, join paints, fatigue, weight loss. STORY: So much has happened so fast since my last […]

UC Free… Kinda

My name is Katie, I’m 24 and have been dealing with UC since I was 14 and have never been in remission. After being sick and trying to maintain a normal life, I decided to have my colon removed on March 5th. Symptoms: I was having abdominal pain, urgency, bloody stool, I was going 15+ […]

Starting the SCD Diet

Introduction: Diagnosed at Age 24 with Crohn’s Disease (Colonoscopy show 90% of Colon affected, GI estimated disease onset 9 years b/f diagnosis in 2007), living in southern Virginia originally from Indiana. Married mother with a toddler at home and working full-time as an Engineer. Love baking, reading, hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains. Symptoms: Currently in […]

Colitis But Not UC?

Symptoms: I haven’t been formally diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, but UC is the closest thing to the diagnosis that I do have. My symptoms are largely diarrhea with steatorrhea. I guess I’m lucky because I don’t have any bleeding. When I’m symptomatic I get really tired. I’ve attempted the SCD diet a few times, but […]