Introduction: Hi my name is Shannon “yukondiva” on twitter. ive written a few stories on ihaveuc. its been awhile but love the site an people who write in . im a old timmer to uc an crohns. 12 yrs with this hell. My Story: I’ve had uc for 12 yrs an crohns for 4. In the last month I’ve been in the hospital 2xs 10… Read More »Can Prednisone Hide the Disease?
I was diagnoised with Ulcerative Colitis in 2000, but the story actually begun when i was 7months pregnant with my first baby
Hello all UC’ers. It’s Shannon, I have a few featured stories going on right now. I’ve had UC an Crohn’s for yrs. And I sit here wondering each day where the heck this disease came from. Like many of you, I wonder if it’s hereditary,or is it a malfunction of genes, were we born this way? Or is it caused from environmental reasons?. We just… Read More »Should We Be Testing Our Family Members For IBD Too?
Hi it’s me Shannon. I previously wrote “Its a lonely disease“. I’m in a small flare right now. And last nite I noticed when I drank soy milk my stomach flared an swelled huge. Has that happened to you? Also I’ve taken prednisone for years off an on. Does prednisone break down your teeth? Cause after 12 yrs my teeth have went to crap. Should… Read More »Should I OR Shouldn’t I? – Shannon’s 2nd Story
Hi my name is Shannon. I’m 39. I was diagnosed with UC in 2000, but the story actually begun when I was 7 months pregnant with my first baby. I started having bad cramping an bloody poop with lots of mucus. I told my OBGYN doctor about this an she said “oh its probably hemorrhoids”. So I continued on as I was told. Now my… Read More »Lonely Disease – Shannon’s Story