Author Archive | Angie

2 Colitis Questions – Coffee and Mucus

2 Quick Questions I’ve been wondering for some time now but keep forgetting to ask the UC community: 1. I LOVE coffee…It’s my one MUST HAVE on a daily basis. Without it I’m miserable, gives me the little amount of energy I have to get through the day with 3 kids and a household of […]

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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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Now what…Night Sweats??

Just wondering if any other fellow UC’ers experience night sweats with their flares? I never sweat, really, I don’t…I used to be VERY active “pre-UC” and don’t ever remember sweating much. Even when running, doing other cardio, playing sports, etc. Over the past few years I’ve noticed some major night sweats come and go, particularly […]

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"Extraintestional Manifestations"

“Extraintestional Manifestations”

Hello fellow colitis people. Quick update on me…still flarin’ big time…veered away from SCD for a little while seeing I was just getting more ill and losing a ton of weight. I had to…but I have the intention of going back if and when I ever heal up. I’ll give it another whirl if that […]

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Colonoscopy Prep While on SCD?!

By no means am I new to colonoscopies…but this time I have a new prep my doctor wants me to use which involves scd ILLEGAL stuff!! Since I am new to SCD, just into my 3rd week, I’m afraid this will set me back to day one! It’s with dulcolax, miralax and gatorade G2. This […]

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