Archive | November, 2012

Pooped From Pooping

Pooped From Pooping

Meet Nancy: I am 50 years old. I was diagnosed with UC back in July of 2011. I had the one colonoscopy that diagnosed me but may need another one if current treatment doesn’t work. Some More About Me: I like crafts and country decor. I am from New Jersey and have 2 daughters. My […]

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How to Start SCD While on Prednisone

How to Start SCD While on Prednisone

Introduction: 28 year old grad student, diagnosed in 2008 with very mild symptoms. Just blood on the paper, no pain, no cramping, no irregular movements. Had a flex-sigmoid to confirm. Was put on Lialda in 2009 at increasing dosages to control blood, but still no pain or other symptoms. In Nov of 2011 had a […]

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Eyes Now?

Hi Everybody! I know I’ve been MIA for some time now, sorry! I’ve just been rolling with the punches. Last hospitalized in Feb 2012…tried a bunch of drugs (what’s left that I haven’t tried already!) and STILL flaring like crazy. I cannot remember the last time I wasn’t in a colitis flare!  I am now […]

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I Want My Son Back

Meet Jamie: Hi I’m the mother of a 24 year old son with UC.  He was diagnosed at age 17 but has had stomach issues from birth. Milk allergies, constipation , diarrhea, stomach aches and colic for about 4 months. My son is a wonderful young man, father of a 4 year old. I HATE […]

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If You Could Eliminate 1 Colitis Symptom Forever…

  If you never had to worry about 1 specific UC symptom ever again, which one would you choose? 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 […]

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Dear C Diff: I Hate You

Meet Lisa: I was diagnosed with UC in December, 2011. Then with C Diff. None of the drugs worked for very long and I had an emergency colectomy in Feb, 2012, the 1st of 3 j-pouch surgeries. C Diff came back big and bad in May, 2012. 2nd jpouch surgery was August 2012. I am […]

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UC and Gastric By-Pass

UC and Gastric By-Pass

Hi My name is Chris (Christine) I was first diagnosed with UC in 2006. Something I had struggled with for several years before but was told it was food allergies. It all first started when I was in my mid-twenties. A Little More About Me: I live in Albuquerque NM but went to high School […]

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