Introduction: I was diagnosed with severe Ulcerative Colitis in June 2011. I started Remicade one month after being diagnosed, and it has literally saved my life! Now for my Probiotics Question My next colonoscopy will be in the sometime in the summer and I want my colon to look better than it did the last time. Basically the last time I had one you could… Read More »Probiotics Question
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 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
Please Help Me Out Here I have been applying to this particular company for over a year. I really want to work there. So I was thrilled when I finally got a call back for a phone interview & it’s on Tuesday. My question is: what’s the best way to approach the subject of my UC? I was thinking it might be better to broach… Read More »Applying For a New Job with Ulcerative Colitis – HELP
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)
Introduction: I just turned 26 years old & was just diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. My Colitis Story: Looking back I should have realized that something was wrong. But, I’m stubborn & I just chalked it up to all the stress I had in my life. And I had a lot of stress. My grandfather died on Labor Day 2010, I started graduate school in Jan.,… Read More »Your Colon is Like a Chicken