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Have UC. Started the Specific Carbohydrate Diet(SCD) in the summer of 2010. You can view more of my stories by going to the "personal stories"section at the top and clicking on JessicaF

Travels to South Africa on the SCD Diet

Hello All, Just wanted to keep you posted on my crazy life! Two days before my trip to South Africa I was experiencing some serious anxiety! My colitis was acting up and I started seeing some blood, I was still having solid bms but the blood was worrying me. After a particularly stressful day, I decided it would be nice to take a jacuzzi bath in my basement! So… Read More »Travels to South Africa on the SCD Diet

The Flare is Over!

Hey Everyone, I am happy to report that on Day 75 I have started to feel normal (2-3 solid bms/day) again! I am really happy bout this and very motivated! For all those who are struggling with the diet, dont give up. The road to recovery is not an easy one! There will be plenty of ups and downs but the most important thing is that we are… Read More »The Flare is Over!

Day 66 of SCD Small Flare, Not Giving UP!

I am on day 66 of the SCD and I have run into what I think is the 2-3 month flare Elaine talks about in BTVC. About a week ago on Day 59 I started experiencing some UC symptoms and they have lasted up until today, so far. They are not serious issues like before the SCD but some of the D has come back and i’m back up to 4-6… Read More »Day 66 of SCD Small Flare, Not Giving UP!