Archive | March, 2013

Happy Easter UC'ers

Happy Easter UC’ers

I’m sure some of you are getting ready to paint up some eggs, I can’t be the only one doing that today right? To everyeone who’s sent a happy Easter email to me over the past few days, thank you so much.  I wish everyone of you who’s in the celebrating mood (or at least […]

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Dealing with the Diagnosis and UC

Introduction: I love all things outdoors and artsy. I enjoy staying up late, and drinking loose leaf tea, watching shows with my boyfriend and mekingt wurdz nu sens. Some more about me: I like drawing and anything crafty really. Symptoms: Chronic diarrhea, cramping, acid reflex, joint pain. Dealing with the Diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis My […]

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6-MP Reviews

Patient reviews of using 6-MP (Mercaptopurine) to treat ulcerative colitis symptoms. Read the reviews and add your own… 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 […]

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Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Introduction: Hi! I am Mom:) I enjoy family, friends, the outdoors and a good book! I have a habit of trying to “fix it” and I can’t fix this! Is There a Light at the End of the Tunnel? My son Brandon was diagnosed in 2010 at age 26. It is quite a long story […]

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Arizona Cactus Jumper – My Husband Has Colitis

I’m a wife of an ulcerative colitis patient and along with all of the symptoms, its often hard to explain to others how this disease has changed us both mentally and physically. The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” is made available to all members of the 15,000 person newsletter group INSTANTLY. It is several […]

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40+ Years Wandering

Introduction: Age 65; male and married with one daughter. Retired Engineering librarian after 34 years. Diagnosed around 1967 or so. 3 day hospital stay was worst experience in my life and then the doctor didn’t ‘find’ anything until he sent me to a specialist. Some More about Me: I golf, garden and paint (oil and […]

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Raised Liver Enzymes and UC

Introduction: My name’s Mike, I’m 32 and I live in the UK. I was diagnosed with UC in December 2011 after suffering with symptoms that were dismissed by my doctor as IBS for a year and a half. After a bad flare up just after my diagnosis, I was put on Pred, and eventually stepped […]

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Recently Diagnosed 19 Year Old Male at University

Recently Diagnosed 19 Year Old Male at University

Introduction: My name is William, I am 19 years old and live in England, currently studying sports management at Bournemouth University. Recently diagnosed around 3 weeks ago. Some more about me: From England, play tennis and regular gym goer. Like keeping fit and healthy, currently at university and refusing to let it affect my degree!! […]

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Humira, SCD, Low Residue, & 2nd Opinion

Some Quick Info About Me: Hi everyone – I’m Jonathan. I’m 31 years old living in Nashville, TN. I was diagnosed with UC in May of 2011, and have been experiencing varying levels of an active disease ever since. Some more about me: I’m married with no kids, and this disease hit me like a […]

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Remicade Reviews

Remicade ( or “Infliximab” as some might call it) is a relatively new medication first approved for Crohn’s Disease in 1998 that sometimes is used to treat ulcerative colitis patients who are not responding to other medications.  Remicade is an artificial antibody, and its use has been approved by the FDA for treating other autoimmune […]

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My Battle with UC

Introduction: Hey my name is Grace. I was born in Queens NYC, but moved to south Florida when I was 5. I am 25 years old and married now. I was a sickly little child and growing up, i always had colds, bled from my nose, ear aches, etc.. I was always put on antibiotics […]

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Leaky Butt Syndrome :)

Introduction: I have had Ulcerative Colitis for 9 years – it started when I returned from a missionary trip to Nicaragua in June 2004. I thought I had parasites, and sometimes still do – but after several different diagnosis including Proctitis, Crohn’s and IBS – the ultimate diagnosis is UC. Some more about me: I […]

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