If am wondering if anyone has a theory on why doctors prescribe the drugs they do after or before someone is diagnosed with ulcerative colitis? Has anyone reading this blog attended gastroenterology school and been taught the “best practices” for treating a new UC patient? If so, please, please respond. If you are a patient, please feel free to answer this question that I have… Read More »The Medical Protocol – Here are some sample drugs, go ahead and try them
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.
This is something that I don’t talk about very much, but it is very important. In a nutshell, I probably waited 5 or 6 years and suffered with Ulcerative Colitis before I really did anything. The biggest mistake of my life in-fact. But its true. I can remember finally telling my wife that the reason I was taking so long in the bathroom was because… Read More »The Signs of My Ulcerative Colitis
Is Mexican Food OK With Ulcerative Colitis?: I sure think you can. In fact, I eat Mexican food about 3-4 times per week. Here is what we had yesterday afternoon. Chicken & Steak Tacos Here are the ingredients: BBQ Chicken BBQ Steak ( some carne asada meat from the local Mexican market across town CORN Tortillas ( I think this is the most important part… Read More »Can You Eat Mexican Food with Colitis? Sure you Can
I can’t say enough about my morning breakfast. Back in the days when I was going through 10-20 bathroom breaks per day, I was always wondering what to have for breakfast to start the day. Well, let me tell you about what I do every morning. It is really really simple. One banana, frozen strawberries, frozen blueberries, some peanut butter, and some natural OJ(not from… Read More »My Favorite Breakfast