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 […]
Meet Robert: 51 year old male diagnosed with U.C. Married, two kids. I am not a medical doctor but have studied much over the years about health and nutrition. I am frustrated in general about how most doctors do not spend time connecting sickness and poor nutrition. Instead they see medicine as the answer. I […]
Bleeding, kissing the toilet seat with your gluteus maxer for hours on end, running to the pharmacy to fill that latest prescription, and filling up on toilet paper is all a part of living with UC. We can probably all agree on that. Even if you don’t have UC but made it to this […]
I have friends around me but they think I should have the operation, I’m single and feel I’d always be single if I went down that route. I’m proud of what I achieve in the gym and am proud of my flat stomach, I still love a bikini and sorry but really don’t want the […]
I’m a female 36 years old. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 7/2002. Married w/ 3 sons. Also have GERD & IBS. Currently in flare-up. Suffering w/stomach problems for the last 25yrs. (H. Pyloria & peptic ulcers)Vegetarian Some more about me: Own business. Published writer. Ordained minister (Hindu). From NYC. Recently relocated to South Jersey. […]
I just turned forty in December and life was going pretty good. I live in Atlanta and enjoy being active. I have a horse I love to ride and spend time outdoors being active when I can. Pretty normal person with a pretty normal life. I was admitted to the hospital when I went to […]
Instructional video on how to use PubMed for researching ulcerative colitis related scientific studies, it is extremely easy to use and it is completely free.