Meet the author: Husband was a long-time colitis sufferer. Long remissions, but horrible flares. He had his 3rd surgery for j-pouch in December 2015. His colon just would not bounce back with the last flare which started in December 2014 and he ended up having it removed in April 2015. Some more details: We live […]
Hey UC’ers, Here is a study that caught my eye. Especially considering the skin lesions (skin rash, eczema) issues I dealt with after starting Humira about 7 years ago. I was a bit shocked to read that one third of those with IBD will deal with skin issues at some point. Give us a break […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, How are you doing this Sunday? I don’t usually come home from an extended weekend trip and make up a smoothie, take the clothes out of the suitcase(actually…big thx to Misa for doing this tonight(and most nights:)), put on some comfortable clothes and get on the computer ripping out a story on […]
I am a J-Poucher, father, husband, Christian, soldier and former UC sufferer. I am from the East Coast in Canada, but currently live in Ontario, Canada. More about Me: I love hunting, fishing, baseball, hockey, fitness etc. I would include where I am from like Adam has asked in this section, but I already used […]
Hi – I was diagnosed with UC when I was 22 years old, I had years of an up and down battle with remission that wasn’t unbearable to live with. I am now 28 and it has snuck up on me at it’s worst.
What is a UC’er to do? And we’re talking about hemorrhoids. Below is an email that one of the site’s followers sent this past week, and they requested input or ideas from the rest of us (meaning you:). Here it is: Hey, Adam. I’ve a question for you and your readers having to do with […]
Hey UC’ers and followers of the site, I received this email below a few minutes ago, and I’d love for anybody with some thoughts or personal experiences who can relate to chime in. below is the email: Hi Adam! I know that you hear from so many of us so often, but, I find your […]
Meet Eleanor: Hiya on here for some guidance ans support to my recently diagnosed diseases and help and advice about pain management and urgency I am a single mum of 3 kiddies ans am a mature degree student currently separated from my husband of 3 years Her Colitis Symptoms: Blood mucus urgency to.toilet dry eyes […]
Hey all you UC’ers, I’m pleased to tell you about a free app that I recently learned about, called IBD Health Storylines. It is specifically designed for individuals diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and IBD, created with inputs from the patient community. This app makes it easy to record your bowel activity, food triggers, moods and […]
My colitis is now in remission since the middle of September (about two weeks) and I have stopped 6MP. How long this will last I do not know, but I am grateful for disappearance of symptoms.
Thanks for taking a moment to catch up with some recent news and scientific studies that have been released by the medical and scientific community concerning ulcerative colitis. There is always a ton of research going on, and some of it I try to put a bit of a spotlight on for you take easily […]
Meet Joan: Hi – I am a 52 year old mother of 4 adult children. I’ve been part of Adam’s site in the past and very thankful to be here. I have had UC (diagnosed) for 10 years now, but symptoms from the time I was a little kid, and my father had UC and […]
Meet Veronica: 61 Female diagnosed with UC Jan 2011. Born and raised NYC. Work in the medical field (emergency medicine) but practice a more holistic approach to disease in my own life. Some more about Veronica: Passionate about Classical/Spanish and acoustic guitar and have been slowly learning how to play for past five years. Colitis […]