I was diagnosed with UC a couple of years ago and have been working through all the information to see what may work and what might not to control the symptoms. I want to share some recent information with the group in hopes that it can help someone else.
Busy UC Mom
I am a 38-year-old busy full time working mom with two toddlers. I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis (about 3 months ago) and learning how to deal with it.
Intro: Hi – I’m Megan. I have UC – diagnosed in 2012. Currently in my second flare in two months. I am not a happy camper right now. Some more about me: I live in California and have two very rambunctious boys under the age of six. I am fortunate that my husband fishes the ocean on the weekends for fun, so I always have… Read More »Sharing Some Inspirational Pics
Introduction: I was diagnosed about a year or so ago after giving birth to my second child. I have been on sulfasalazine after a trial with Azacol. After changing to SCD, I have been symptom free and haven’t had a flare since. Some more about me: Nothing interesting here. live in Cali, have two kids, and a husband who hunts and fishes in the ocean,… Read More »UC and Hernia Surgery: Any Stories, Advice?
Introduction: I was diagnosed about 8 months ago with UC. I am nearing 40 years old and have two great young boys and a more than full time career in Marketing. Some more about me: In my former career as a tv reporter, I covered three Michael Jackson trials. New to Colitis and Here are My “Maybe” Dumb Questions Since I am new to the… Read More »New to UC and Have Some Maybe Dumb Questions
Introduction: I was diagnosed in September 2012. I got on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet in January and it has really helped me. I am not in remission yet, but feel much better. Some more about me: I am a full time (super demanding job) working mother of two boys under the age of 4. Current Symptoms: A bit of blood with stools, but for the… Read More »Recipes to the Rescue for the Carbo-Holics Now on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet!