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Welcome to the Jungle

Meet Maxie M: I was diagnosed April 2011. First colonoscopy 2011 – Last colonoscopy May 2013 – Since diagnoses In and out of remission frequently. Longest remission has so far been 3 months. Have had 3 different GI’s and most recent GI is not through choice he is the only one in the city I […]

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There’s Life After Diagnosis!

Introduction: I’m 19, from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Severe Pancolitis on 6th September 2011 after struggling with symptoms from late 2010 – Early 2011. I was very sick by the time of medical intervention, requiring a 9 day hospitalization with blood transfusions. For the last 2 years I’ve been pretty well, and been […]

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The Price of Lialda

Introduction: I am a 47 years old woman, and I was diagnosed with UC in March 2013. I’m still learning about this disease. I also have lupus, and I guess it’s not uncommon for people with lupus to also have UC. Some more about me: I work in the medical field as a Respiratory Therapist. […]

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We Eat ALOT Of Chicken

Chicken Salad – Colitis Meal So what the heck?  A video about a chicken lunch… Well, it’s simple.  I don’t take medications.  I take food.  And food is super important to me and my colon. I love chicken, especially when it comes off the grill with some nice spices on it.  And, to be able […]

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