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Probiotics for Colitis Survey

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING INTEREST regarding probiotics as a helpful treatment for ulcerative colitis, we have just released the most recent Probiotics Survey Results for everyone to dive into.  On behalf of all the current and future readers of the site and the site’s newsletter, I can’t thank the 478 participants enough for taking some […]

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I Hate My Guts

Meet June: I was diagnosed with UC in 1999 while pregnant with my son. I still had a fairly “normal” life, only flaring maybe twice a year. My first hospital stay was in the summer of 2008 because nothing else was working to get my flare under control. I remember that was a very stressful […]

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Goodbye Remicade – Hello Newborn Baby!

I was diagnosed in 2001 with this disease and have had ups and downs over the years. I started out as a mild case but in 2009 turned into more of a severe case. I have had about 6 colonoscopies and have been on several meds. Some more about Kimberly: So…I have two beautiful daughter-my […]

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New to this World!

A little background info: I was raised by two inspiring people who’s hearts are always in the right place. They instilled in me my biggest values: love, loyalty, a respect and awe for the natural world, and to question everything. Since my diagnosis every one of these values has been tested in inexplicable ways, and […]

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Medication Domination

My Gastroenterologist believes me to be a moderate to severe sufferer, I have not had any surgeries (knock on whatever happens to be around that resembles wood), and I am “medication compliant” as they say, which basically means out of desperation I obey the doctors.

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Thank You Ulcerative Colitis

Intro: I am a mom with a child with Ulcerative Colitis. I reside in Ross, Ohio in the United States. I spend my days ordering colostomy supplies, checking lab results and making doctor appointments. Thank You Ulcerative Colitis In late July and early August, we were in California on vacation. My eleven year old was […]

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Looking for Advice, Support & Wisdom…

Intro: I’m a 37 year old female, born in Scotland to English born parents, although my fathers lineage is Austrian Jewish. I am currently studying in my 3rd year of a degree in Civil Engineering. Some more about me: I am a rock climber, mainly indoors due to proximity to good outdoor stuff and having […]

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