Archive | April, 2011

Looking For Advice

I was given the good news that I suffered from colitis. Then my doctor told me I have indeterminate, which means I show symptoms of both colitis and crohn’s. Anyways, I have been dealing with this for a number of years and have taken my fair share of prescribed drugs. Recently, the disease has spread […]

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Fun with Imuran

Well, it has been a long time since I’ve written on this site. I suppose since I’ve been feeling pretty good, I really just haven’t been thinking about ulcerative colitis. I have been keeping up-to-date with everyone else’s posts and I realized that I need to get busy and write a post… so here goes. […]

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Desperately Looking For Help

Intro: I’ve been dealing with Gastrointestinal problems for 13 years – officially diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 4 years ago! However – I am COMPLETELY different than 99% of people. I get severely constipated and toxic. My Colitis Story: It’s so hard researching a lot of this due to the simple fact of – everywhere you […]

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Digestive Enzyme

Hi all, during my last major flare which i’m still in this was close to 2 months ago. I have been struggling to regain weight. This brings me to my main question of this post. DIGESTIVE ENZYME Will these help me to gain weight and eat more? If so which ones should I use? I […]

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At My Witts End

Submitted by Marcia I was diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis a little over a year ago right after having surgery to have my gall bladder removed. I don’t know if this was a coincidence or not. After first getting diagnosed I was put on sulfasalizine and prednisone. I went into remission for about 4 months. […]

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Just My Rant

In July last year (2010) I started getting some minor symptoms, at the time though there was a bout of gastro going around my work so of course I just wrote it off as that. When everyone else started getting better and I didn’t, I had a feeling something was not quite right, next thing […]

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Remicade = Miracle?

Intro: Diagnosed in December 2010 with ulcerative colitis, I have taken Flagyl and Prednisone. I am currently taking 6 Asacol HD, 2 Bentyl, 2 Loperamide, 1 Prilosec, and 2 Ferosol (Iron) everyday, plus 2 gummy vitamins. I started my first Remicade infusion Tuesday. I am on a diet my wife (Thank God for her!) found […]

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It’s All a Bit Too Much…

Introduction: I have UC.  For me, UC has been more of an emotional battle than a physical one, so far. I have had depression since I was 12 and I also have PTSD. I am a self harmer and also struggle with suicidal tendencies. All this was before I even had any Ulcerative Colitis symptoms. […]

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