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I'm From Dublin, Ireland Back in November 2010, I noticed some changes to my bowel habits. Before this, my bowel motions were pretty much once a day, normal motions, but on November 5th I started to get looser motions, which became more frequent, at the start I thought this was absolutely nothing to worry about, and within 2 weeks it sort of returned to normal.

Stay as Strong as You Can

I’m currently at a state in my life that I’m not completely happy with, but see each day as a new opportunity to get that step further! I’m so happy every morning when I wake up and see how much further I’ve come towards the end goal. My life, in medical perspective, was not supposed to make it to this point.

There’s Life After Diagnosis!

Introduction: I’m 19, from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Severe Pancolitis on 6th September 2011 after struggling with symptoms from late 2010 – Early 2011. I was very sick by the time of medical intervention, requiring a 9 day hospitalization with blood transfusions. For the last 2 years I’ve been pretty well, and been in almost complete remission since March 2012. Some more about… Read More »There’s Life After Diagnosis!

1 Year Of UC, Or As I Like To Call It.. My Inflammiversary

Introduction: My name is Jamie, I was diagnosed with UC on the 6th of September 2011.currently in full remission for the last 4 months and couldn’t be better! My Symptoms: symptom free completely up to 7 weeks after remicade. My Story: Felt like I needed to do a post here because it’s exactly 1 year today since I left the hospital, since I knew my… Read More »1 Year Of UC, Or As I Like To Call It.. My Inflammiversary

Remicade: Absolute Miracle

Introduction: my name is Jamie, I’m 18 years old and from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on September 6th 2011, started Remicade March 31st 2012. My Symptoms: NONE! completely symptom free as of now thanks to the miracle drug that is Remicade. My Story: I’ve been waiting for the day that I get to write this ever since I found this site.… Read More »Remicade: Absolute Miracle

Kicking Colitis

INTRO: My name is Jamie, I’m from Dublin, Ireland and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in September 2011 and since then been trying to find something to kick the crap outta my symptoms. SYMPTOMS: urgency, bloody bowel movements, cramping, join paints, fatigue, weight loss. STORY: So much has happened so fast since my last submission, which couldn’t have been more than a month ago.… Read More »Kicking Colitis