Archive | September, 2010

Grumbling in the Tummy

Although I’m finally in remission (I’ve been able to push my remicade to 10 weeks and I’m feeling the best I’ve felt in a long time) I have this one thing that still really bothers me. I do eat a lot of problem foods (I can’t live without coffee) I’m not going to the bathroom […]

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Double Day

Double Day

Normally when I write about a “double day” this means a double work-out day – a morning ride on the cyclo-cross bike and an afternoon ride on my road bike. But this was not the case on Tuesday. Nope on this day, “double day” meant: endoscopy and colonoscopy… Yes the dreaded double procedure. Purpose of […]

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Millions of Gut Reactions Per Hour

What the heck is going on in our gut?  It seems that one of the answers is: “Millions of reactions per hour”. So, I wanted to let everyone know that next month I will be meeting with a leading scientist in the field of Micro-Biology and Immunology to learn more about the gut and to […]

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Any Advice?

Any Advice, my friends seem to have disappeared. The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” is made available to all members of the 15,000 person newsletter group INSTANTLY. It is several pages of tips gathered from other people living with Ulcerative Colitis, and has ideas which can be put into action immediately. You will need […]

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Colonoscopy Prep While on SCD?!

By no means am I new to colonoscopies…but this time I have a new prep my doctor wants me to use which involves scd ILLEGAL stuff!! Since I am new to SCD, just into my 3rd week, I’m afraid this will set me back to day one! It’s with dulcolax, miralax and gatorade G2. This […]

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Trying To Stay Strong For My Son

Hi everyone, just wanted to give an update on my son. My original story is titled Linda’s son. He is now 6 years old and currently in a bad flare. We are at the children’s hospital here in Orlando, FL waiting for the remicade medicine to arrive from the pharmacy. Why it takes so darn […]

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Faced With TPN

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis May 2010. One Colonoscopy, two endoscopies, one sigmoidoscopy , two abdominal wall injections and will have 4th Remicade infusion. Fighting fungal infections,etc…. Placed on 20 mg Prednisone today. I am struggling with being able to eat/and am down to 110. My gastro is concerned about risk of stroke and […]

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