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I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in June 2001. I have been on medication ever since. I have two beautiful daughters, born July 2007 and September 2009. I have my ups and downs with UC.

UC Flares Progressing More Rapidly?

We have all heard of “fair weather fans.” Well, I guess I am a crappy weather fan of this site. No mistaking, I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this site! I find it EXTREMELY helpful. But hardly ever will you see a posting of mine when all is well in UC land. This is my venting place. (Where else can I go into horrid UC detail!?) In my… Read More »UC Flares Progressing More Rapidly?

UC vs. Relationships

I am feeling rather chatty these days as I am eye ball deep in UC frustration and rediscovering this great site. All of us affected with UC can all take at least some portion from what is ailing another one, but I am just curious if any one sees any relationship effects from UC as well? I am a Mommy. A lot is expected of… Read More »UC vs. Relationships

Grateful for the Site

First of all, thank you to Adam for not only putting this site together, but for leaving my member name listed and ready to blog even though I have been MIA for a few months.  :) Back in March after frustration with my very expensive daily meds, Lialda, I opted to take myself OFF of all meds and begin the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Well, let… Read More »Grateful for the Site

My Story

Hi there! My name is Jennifer. I am 33. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis almost ten years ago. I have been on daily meds ever since. I have been hospitalized three times, when medication was not able to control my symptoms. I always wanted children. Once married, my husband and I made the decision to immediately try to have a baby. I was surprised… Read More »My Story