She had an awful hospital stay after her diagnosis, and the last time we heard from her she was entering a flare up. But oh have things changed for the better. She’s getting on with life on her terms and back in control of her health and her colitis.
I am currently in the best place I have been in since being diagnosed with UC in February 2013. My frequency over the last month has been 3-4 times a day. My BM’s have been solid and the bathroom process is under control as opposed to resembling an Olympic sprint.
Cynthia is scheduled for a colonoscopy on Feb. 3rd. She’s not looking forward to the gallon you have to drink to prepare…(who the heck is) AND, she most definitely doesn’t want prednisone due to the side effects it sometimes unleashes.
Tara was recently diagnosed in November, and strange thing for her is she often wishes she could go to the bathroom more…yeah, sometimes she’s feeling constipated which is unusual for a UC’er.
Ellie was recently diagnosed and has all sorts of questions: is 18 too young to be diagnosed with UC, does it help to give up alcohol, are there any good ideas for eating fast food…to name a few
Things are going pretty good for Kyle and his IBD, but he’s still getting some cramping, have you had that and gotten over it..
Alan currently makes 10-20 visits a day to the big white you know what… It’s always bloody, always mucous. Joints are aching, eyes are gritty. His stomach feels like it has a ball of wind in it. Does this sound familiar?
Hey UC’ers, By request from a fellow UC’er and user of the site, it’s time to create a review page for another colitis medication. SO… If you’ve ever used Canansa suppositories to help treat your ulcerative colitis symptoms, please feel free to click the “submit review” button below and type in your experience for others […]
My daughter has UC and it seems that she is being treated like a lab rat with all the different treatments that are taking place. Is this normal? She has been prescribed: prednisone, vancomycin, balsalazide, ursodiol, Imuran to name a few. She has gone from a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease to PSC, and just recently […]
Bonny: 35, married, 3 children, diagnosed with ulcerative colitis May 2013. She’s still trying to get her head around everything. She would like to get back to work as a teacher, after having a career break being a full-time mum.
I’ve had UC for 16 years. I have gone in and out of remission during this time, but currently am in a flare. At this point of my journey my body responds better to natural treatments more than conventional ones.
I am so crampy and pass blood and clots with my “5-9 in the middle of the night” bathroom trips. This does not include the multipule trips to the bathroom through out the day but the worst does seem to be between 1am and 6 am.
Find out HOW Stacey is doing so well with controlling her UC. She’s tried all sorts of medications, but hopes to never be on them again. If things continue as they are for her…that looks like a great possibility for her!