That's Not My Toilet

That’s Not My Toilet

Introduction: I’m a 17 year old female who has been suffering with Ulcerative Colitis since I was about 13 but diagnosed at the age of 15, and I am currently 9 months through a 12 month youth exchange in Denmark. My Ulcerative Colitis: I am an exchange student! oh.. and I have UC. I remember […]

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Worried Parents

My Son Has Ulcerative Colitis Our son is 22 and was diagnosed with severe Ulcerative Colitis in May of 2010. He has been on prednisone and Apriso for the past year and Imuran was also added to the list 5 months ago. As soon as he gets the prednisone lowered to 10 mgs his bleeding […]

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Ulcerative Colitis Research Website

So I’m sifting around on PubMed. It then occurred to me that maybe some UC’ers haven’t heard of it; so here is the link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ PubMed is a site that provides access to peer reviewed medical journal articles (research and case reports written by doctors). Type Ulcerative Colitis and you get 30,000 hits. Below is […]

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UC and Me

Introduction: I’m Kat I’m a 21 year old who was diagnosed with colitis in 2001 and now I’m happily living with a j-pouch! I actually just recently started a blog now just about my life with the j-pouch. And how I’m trying to get healthy and active again, it’s been a long time coming. you […]

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Drinking Alcohol and Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. I can’t drink alcohol My Current Colitis Story: When I went to see my gastroenterologist I specifically asked about alcohol consumption. He said alcohol and UC were not linked in anyway. I went through a majorly tough year and divorce and my Ulcerative Colitis went sky rocketing. […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)