And what did our survey say…………..NOPERS! Now time to play a game, it’s called ask yourself some questions, and then come up with your answers. I’ll go first: Question 1: Do you have any good friends with ulcerative colitis? My Answer: Nope Question 2: Did you freak out when they put the IV in your arm before the colonoscopy? My Answer: Yep Question 3: Did… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis, is my life over?
I started site shortly after being diagnosed in October of 2008 with severe pancolitis (when my whole colon was inflamed). For me, it was a very rough start with severe symptoms. Getting bounced from medication to medication was not easy or too helpful. But, I did meet another UC'er, changes several parts of my diet, and of course the rest is history. Leave a comment, ask a question, take advantage of our past experiences here, use the search boxes, they are your friends to0:) I've written 2 different ulcerative colitis ebooks, you can check them out here. And, the Free eNewsletter, which has important updates can be joined here.
Can you imagine ever taking steroids just for fun? I sure can’t. In fact, prednisone steroids are one of the pills I threw out of the medicine cabinent a few weeks ago, didn’t even want to look at the extra supply anymore. There’s a few reasons for this. If you are suffering from a nasty ulcerative colitis flare, there’s a pretty decent chance you will… Read More »Steroid Acne with my Colitis Please
Have you ever wondered if it’s OK to eat salad when you have ulcerative colitis? I think everyone asks themselves this question. I sure did. For me, salad is a big part of my weekly diet, and yes, I’ve got UC and a colon.(and a colon that knows how to take hard normal craps too, and a colon that is medication free since Oct. 2009) … Read More »Eating Salad with Colitis
Food is important to stay alive, whether you have colitis or not. If you are dealing with ulcerative colitis, you might be always double guessing if a certain food item works for you or not. If you haven’t figured out from previous posts, I am a big believer that food can help to control colitis symptoms. If you’ve looked at other sites about colitis therapy,… Read More »Food for Colitis Therapy – Carnitas
Some More Details on Humira: I was cleaning out the medicine cabinet today, and besides throwing out some old bottles of prednisone, azathioprine, and hydrocodine, I came across the “Drug Counseling Information” for Humira. This counseling came with the monthly overnight shipment of Humira from the drug company that was contracted to sell it to me.(I was taking Humira for a few months last year,… Read More »Humira Drug Information