"Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I am not perfect and I do not live to be. So, before you start pointing your fingers, make sure your hands are clean." -Bob Marley.

Osteo- What?

After being diagnosed with UC when I was 17 years old, I was put on tons and tons of steroids. Of course, I really didn’t understand the “hurt” it would actually cause my body. I was aware that it would be saving my life, in which, it did, but it also made my body age, dramatically. I feel like I’m no longer young and invincible…… Read More »Osteo- What?

Problems Making Doctor Office Appointments, Anybody Else??

Intro: I’m having issues with the doctor’s office… The Story: I haven’t been on this website in a long time. And to have been such a long time since I have been on, it is nice to see how many more posts and stories have been added to it. The fact that I can relate to so more people is quite relieving. From my last… Read More »Problems Making Doctor Office Appointments, Anybody Else??

Toilet Ridden…

Well….CRAP Hey Guys- I am suffering from a pretty bad flare that hit me like a freight train. Called my Gastro for an appoitment, but it’s in late March…. Basically, I have been trying EVERYTHING to get this stupid flare down, but seriously, nothing is working. The pain isn’t even subsiding. I haven’t had this bad of a flare since I was hospitalized, and it’s… Read More »Toilet Ridden…

Questions about ALOE for Ulcerative Colitis

So, I have been pondering about this lately, and doing a bit of research about aloe and how it effects people with ulcerative colitis, and every legitimate website I tend to come across is bleeding exaggeration from every sentence. “Now, Lisa, how do you know this when you have never tried the supplement?” First off, aloe itself would make you pass more bowl movements per… Read More »Questions about ALOE for Ulcerative Colitis

My Story of Hope and Ulcerative Colitis

As many times as I closed my eyes and envisioned of having a normal life again, a needle jabbed into my arm and slammed me back to reality. Sitting there in my hospital bed I always thought what I could have done to prevent me being there. I began having odd symptoms I could not really explain a few months before. I had told my… Read More »My Story of Hope and Ulcerative Colitis