I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about a year and a half ago
I lost 30lbs after being initially misdiagnosed with a viral/bacterial stomach infection. Eventually went to the ER where I got my diagnosis via sigmoidoscopy.
I was given prednisone (responded well) and then given Lialda…I was flare free for a year but constantly forced to carefully consider what I ate, dealing with fatigue, but generally living a normal life. I dealt with occasional bleeding, loose stools, but fatigue was the worst. Then, I got hit with what I assumed was my 2nd big flare. The D came back … Read the rest