Hi, My name is Timo, I’m 65 retired computer and electronics engineer and author. My motive is to share my positive experiences how I’ve managed to improve the quality of my life with Ulcerative Colitis. The daily need to go to toilet is one or two times. Below I’ll tell you what I did.
I was first diagnoses with Ulcerative Colitis in 2009 and eventually had to have the total colectomy and ileoanal pouch surgery. The final surgery was completed in February 2014 and all was well until recently. I saw my GI this afternoon and am scheduled for a colonoscopy in 2 weeks time.
I am a scholarship track and field athlete at the University of California, Berkeley. I am originally from San Diego, and I really enjoy surfing, rock climbing, and anything that is active and engaging!
Video where Stephanie explains and answers questions of how Remicade has turned into a major success story for her and her ulcerative colitis. She has many days where she forgets she even has anything wrong, learn all the details in her interview available to view right now.
Joyce’s Ulcerative Colitis seems to be in complete remission but she still experiences the chronic rectal pain. A heating pad relieves it somewhat. Sitting and standing for a period of time makes it worse. Lying down at bedtime, her pain gradually subsides, and she doesn’t have problems sleeping through the night.
Meet Jay: Diagnosed 2009, via colonoscopy, really scary time thought I had cancer. Symptoms started with thousands of tiny sores on insides of my hands and fingers, found out these were ulcers. My mouth was full of ulcers and I couldn’t stop going to the toilet, not the best when your a swim teacher in […]
I have really enjoyed reading the posts on the website and your books, and totally agree that a positive attitude is everything. Even when UC takes a swing at you, you can let it overwhelm you or give it a day or two and then get going again.
Let’s see if we can’t collectively help Sarah, she wants to try Infliximab as a last resort but the doctors say there is slim chance of it working and want to do an Ilemostomy, which she is scared of. Has anyone had any success with Infliximab following no improvement with Humira and Aziotheroprine?
I still look for the bathroom wherever I go, but I don’t panic if I don’t see one. I don’t worry as much when we’re traveling on the road, but I doubt I’ll ever not have a fear of going back to the days when I couldn’t even go on a 1 hour drive without […]
Sarah is a new mother who also has ulcerative colitis. Right now, she has questions about what to do, she’s been turned on to several medications from her doctors, now she’s trying Humira. Since her baby is only 9 months old and she is still nursing, she is wondering if that may be contributing to […]