Intro: I’ve had UC for nearly ten years. I’ve gone through the standard medicine cycle, from Pentasa to Methotrexate and Infliximab; the last two were the only medicines that had any noticeable effect. As of early 2013, I’ve completely changed what I eat, and I’m currently following the SCD and am medicine-free. Some more about […]
Intro: Hi, my name is Gary. I was diagnosed with UC in 2006, which was my first year in high school. I am currently 21 years old and live in Bakersfield, CA. Some more about me: I’m a pretty quiet, laid back person. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing video games, cooking, […]
Introduction: Hi! I am a 34-year-old wife and mother of a 3 1/2 year old. I suffer from Ulcerative Proctitis – one of my 4 current diseases. I also have a love of dogs, including my 2 small pups. Originally from Chicago, I’ve lived in the tri-state NYC area for 8 years now (just moved […]
Introduction: My name is Joyce and I am a 55 year old woman who is living in the sunny state of Florida. I was hospitalized and then diagnosed in April 2012 with Ulcerative PanColitis. I was in remission until recently when I was put on the blood thinner Coumadin. I am currently med free for […]
Introduction: My name is Cindy. I am 56 years old and have been diagnosed with UC for a year and a half. Currently I am symptom free, have one bowel movement per day that is a Bristol 4 or 5. I have read this site from the beginning and have found the information here invaluable. […]
Introduction: I have UC due to radiation therapy in the pelvis area…The doctors have tried different medications to stop the bleeding..I have had two colonoscopies and have ruled out colon cancer. I am now trying mesalalina enemas every day for two weeks. Hopefully it will work. Some more about me: I am 83 years old […]
I am from South Africa. I loved hiking but no longer have the energy to do it anymore. I love to read, watch great movies, dance and socialize which has unfortunately taken a knock to. I have informed my loved ones and friends and they are loving and supportive. I know you may all think I am crazy but I know I have it I have had all the symptoms for two years and reading about my bizarre attack of joint pain while I am asleep was the cherry on the cake.