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Lara

I was Just diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis(Summer 2011). I've had UC for three years. I've got a great job, great family support, and a man who adores me. I've also got two cats, whom I absolutely love and cherish.

Thanksgiving, Finals and Ulcerative Colitis

Thanksgiving just passed. I spent it with my boyfriend’s family. We left Wednesday night after I got out of class & drove 5 hours to his parents house. I was nervous because I wasn’t sure how to best handle this lovely disease. But they all knew that I had been really sick, so I kept reminding myself that they’d be understanding. Still, it was nerve-wracking.… Read More »Thanksgiving, Finals and Ulcerative Colitis

Remicade Question (I just had my 4th Infusion)

Intro: I was diagnosed with severe UC in June 2011. Remicade seems to be the only thing that really works. Not in remission yet, but hopefully close to it! My Current Question: I’ve been getting Remicade infusions since July 2011. I was going to the bathroom 5-6 times per day after my first infusion. After my second infusion, I was going to the bathroom 4… Read More »Remicade Question (I just had my 4th Infusion)