Intro: I’m a happily married 33 year old male currently residing in Dallas, TX. Diagnosed with UC on March 25, 2014 and currently testing the limits of my eating abilities while adjusting to a new lifestyle. Ddiagnosed with left sided Ulcerative Colitis and using medication to treat while adjusting diet, increasing physical activity, and removing […]
I’m from Omaha, NE. I’m dating a wonderful guy, who happens to have UC. We’re both in our early 20′s and active, and I dream of a long happy life together. I scour the web for info that might help him. This site has been a great resource in helping me understand UC, what he’s […]
A determined wife who’s looking for and going to find out the connection between immune diseases. Her husband has been diagnosed with 2 (ulcerative colitis and also sarcoidosis) a she’s determined to figure out the best way to move forward and allow for him to continue on with a great life.
Besides talking to close friends or family, what has worked for you to mentally relieve yourself ? What have you tried to get used to the new “version” of yourself, accepting this disease and be yourself again?
“After the Intro diet, is the SCD diet really safe for long term general health ? Does it restrict any food group that is essential ? I have to consider my diabetes, too.”
Last night I was actually screaming with pain on the loo and I can take a lot of pain, so that was a really bad flare up.I find my joints and spine get very painfull,but I carry on working daily and dont take pain killers during the day,but get very fatigued. Take two Buscopan Co for abdominal pain when it hits, but today although very weak I am still here and typing away on Victoria cos I am a Victor and not a Victim !
I am currently MED-FREE, that’s right I said it, I am not taking any medications to treat my Crohns and things have been going very well. I am following the SCD, 6 months strong baby, and as of the last few weeks have just started adding raw food back into the diet.