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Desperately Looking For Help

Intro: I’ve been dealing with Gastrointestinal problems for 13 years – officially diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 4 years ago! However – I am COMPLETELY different than 99% of people. I get severely constipated and toxic. My Colitis Story: It’s so hard researching a lot of this due to the simple fact of – everywhere you […]

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Digestive Enzyme

Hi all, during my last major flare which i’m still in this was close to 2 months ago. I have been struggling to regain weight. This brings me to my main question of this post. DIGESTIVE ENZYME Will these help me to gain weight and eat more? If so which ones should I use? I […]

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At My Witts End

Submitted by Marcia I was diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis a little over a year ago right after having surgery to have my gall bladder removed. I don’t know if this was a coincidence or not. After first getting diagnosed I was put on sulfasalizine and prednisone. I went into remission for about 4 months. […]

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Just My Rant

In July last year (2010) I started getting some minor symptoms, at the time though there was a bout of gastro going around my work so of course I just wrote it off as that. When everyone else started getting better and I didn’t, I had a feeling something was not quite right, next thing […]

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Remicade = Miracle?

Intro: Diagnosed in December 2010 with ulcerative colitis, I have taken Flagyl and Prednisone. I am currently taking 6 Asacol HD, 2 Bentyl, 2 Loperamide, 1 Prilosec, and 2 Ferosol (Iron) everyday, plus 2 gummy vitamins. I started my first Remicade infusion Tuesday. I am on a diet my wife (Thank God for her!) found […]

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It’s All a Bit Too Much…

Introduction: I have UC.  For me, UC has been more of an emotional battle than a physical one, so far. I have had depression since I was 12 and I also have PTSD. I am a self harmer and also struggle with suicidal tendencies. All this was before I even had any Ulcerative Colitis symptoms. […]

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The Day That Changed My Life

Introduction: Hi I am a 31 year old mother of a 4 year old and 2 year old. I have been battling UC my entire life. I was finally correctly diagnosed in January of 2001. Story: Learning to deal with Ulcerative Colitis has been quite an adventure. As a young child I always complained of […]

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I Have UC Flyer

Hello fellow UCers. I’m writing this blog post to share with you a flyer I’ve designed. It’s a simple flyer advertising this support group and community of UCers, www.ihaveuc.com Simply click on the link http://www.sarahegrant.com/ihaveuc-flyer.pdf (or the image below), print it out, cut on the dotted lines, and hang it up in your local GI […]

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Help to Gain Weight, Alcohol Possible?

Hey all my name is Richard i’m now 29 my birthday was today and i have had Ulcerative Colitis for about 4.5 years. I have never really been in full remission apart from the first year when taking high amounts of prednisolone, battling my energy and weight is the biggest task for me. My lifestyle […]

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In Need of Encouragement

Hello All… My name is Shay I have had ulcerative colitis since I was 17, I was diagnosed while still in High School It took a while and many doctor visits finally I was sent to A GI and he was able to tell me exactly what the problem was. It changed my life Dramatically. […]

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