I’m English but living in Ireland, I have two little girls and a great partner. I work as a body piercer and a photographer. I have a questionable sense of humour and I’m extremely honest! I’m also a recovering alcoholic – just under 11 years clean 8 sober!
Intro: Hi – I was diagnosed with UC in 1984 (I was 26). I’ve been on sulphasalazine since then, started taking Pentasa suppositories after a small flare up last year. I have a colonoscopy roughly once a year. Talked about diet with the NHS consultants but haven’t actually done anything about that (yet). Some more […]
Dean has been dealing with re-occurring c-diff several times now and is need of finding a way to turn it around so he can focus on containing the UC symptoms without another medical problem to fight at the same time.
My name is Yvette. I’m 46. I have three sons: 18,15 and 9. I’m a teacher, a coach, a marathoner; many people have called me Superwoman. I fundraise, wait tables, volunteer, if you needed a shoulder to cry on recently, it was probably mine. I didn’t say No and I didn’t ever slow down.
Hey UC’ers, I hope you all are doing well, and I wanted to send out a quickie message since there is a bit of a nasty distant relative of ulcerative colitis that we all should be on the look out for. His (maybe it’s a she…ok ok…) name is C-diff. Or as some of the […]
Cole’s relatively new to UC, right now he’s taking Prednisone 30mg/day after starting at 60mg. Remicade (just had second infusion). Multi-vitamin, vitamin D, calcium, tumeric, vitamin C, vitamin B12, omega 3-6-9, L-glutamine, licorice root (stopped taking right now as I started SCD, but am now introducing them again)
Meet Leah: Hi, my name is Leah! I’m 34, living in the great city of Chicago. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in February of this year. Some more about her: I’m a Flight Attendant based out of O’Hare. I love to travel and see new places and unfortunately it has become increasingly more difficult […]
Intro: I’m a 51 year old woman who works out with a trainer, eats healthy and takes long walks. I love dogs and currently have 5. They are all pound puppies. My oldest is 17 years, when he arrived, he was a year old and weighed 17lbs. He lived most of his life at 42 […]
Intro: I began experiencing Ulcerative Colitis symptoms in February 2015. I was referred to a GE who saw me in April 2015, (almost a two month wait), and had a colonoscopy with a diagnosis of left-sided colitis in May 2015. Some background about Karen: I’m 44 yrs old, and currently live in Pennsylvania. Hobbies include […]
Intro: I have had my colon removed this was due to bowel cancer not UC however I would think the after problems would be the same . I would like to point out that I am copping very well after having my bag removed and had J Pouch surgery however could someone please advise me […]
***(Below is an email I received over the weekend, this kind doctor was my contact several years ago when I was sending in my poop samples via airmail for part of the study, super pumped that he sent this update, and I hope some of you find it interesting and informative as well. – Adam […]
Meet Shelly: It’s me again…Shelly from Maine, UC lifer who is now, well older than my last post in 2012, writing on my final dose of Humira anniversery(2011)! I am writing to share something new and hopefully groundbreaking and life changing to help on our road to remission “prescribed” by my Chiro. Dr. Z…Drumroll please…Des […]
Intro: I am a husband, father of 3 wonderful children, CEO of 2 growing practices (financial advisory and tax/accounting) with a great business partner & friend, exerciser, basketball player/coach, and a good movie & good book enthusiast. Originally diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July 2013 (right in the middle of vacation!). Twitter handle is […]