Shannon

I was diagnoised with Ulcerative Colitis in 2000, but the story actually begun when i was 7months pregnant with my first baby

Should We Be Testing Our Family Members For IBD Too?

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?

Should I OR Shouldn’t I? – Shannon’s 2nd Story

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