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Getting Ready to Start SCD

Well, it is Sunday and on Monday I’ll start the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. I’m full of mixed emotions about this decision to go on SCD. Honestly, I really didn’t want to get to this point where I’m no longer able to control my ulcerative colitis flares with a “traditional” diet of clean eating and a low-stress lifestyle. As an elite athlete I’m not convinced I… Read More »Getting Ready to Start SCD

Big Decision Made

For the past few weeks I’ve been thinking about and reading about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet… After a particularly tough weekend, I’ve decided to put myself on the SCD diet. Honestly, this is not something I want to do but at this point I’ll try anything. Now if you were to see me, you probably would be surprised to learn that I’ve been in a… Read More »Big Decision Made

Elite Athlete with Ulcerative Colitis

I’m pretty happy I found this website as it is the most positive website I’ve found about ulcerative colitis. I was diagnosed a year ago and I spent too much time reading very negative and depressing accounts by people struggling with ulcerative colitis. This is just not the best path for someone who is newly diagnosed – especially if like me you have to wait… Read More »Elite Athlete with Ulcerative Colitis