Videos

Colonoscopy Prep – Are You Pumped For Yours?

FIRST OFF, for any newcomers to the site, I would like to apologize for the introduction you’re getting to iHaveUC, you’re gonna see a whole bunch of crazy stories on this site for sure, and I’m hoping you won’t see another like this from me for another 3-4 years. But for all you old-timers (Shelly, Peter and Bev) yes you are most definitely three of… Read More »Colonoscopy Prep – Are You Pumped For Yours?

Blake the New J-Poucher Just Kicked off the Pull Up Challenge

HOLY SHEEEEEET, I think it’s very fair to say I had NO IDEA what I was stepping into earlier this week, but Blake (who’s written several stories both before and after getting surgery) sure ain’t joking around.  If anybody here is down to get in on this physical challenge iHaveUC Style, jump on the train. Ain’t going to be easy to win it, and for… Read More »Blake the New J-Poucher Just Kicked off the Pull Up Challenge

Tents, Rivers, and Bears “OH MY” — VIDEO INCLUDED

A short video on what it’s like to be almost 4 years post UC diagnosis and still going strong doing the things that are fun. River rafting, camping, and all kinds of other things I thought were impossible when I was having colonoscopy scopes and bloodtests and you know what happening everyday…

Microbial Gut Bacteria and our Immune System Part 6

Here is the write up from Part 6 of the meeting with Les. –Diet –Gut Bacteria – immune system – the hygiene hypothesis(if you haven’t heard of this yet, you will be fascinated) Les: … There isn’t a direct comparison, for example that if you eat this food, its going to have a direct affect on how our immune system acts. But we know very… Read More »Microbial Gut Bacteria and our Immune System Part 6

Microbial Gut Bacteria and Antibiotics Part 5

Video 5 From the Interview Meeting with Les covers: Ecoli and Inflammatory Bowel Patients Good bacteria in IBD patients The immune system reactions to good/bad bacteria Bacterias that can actually talk to our immune system and turn them down Probiotics Les: There are studies which have used techniques similar to the ones I’ve used which have compared basically patients with either Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative… Read More »Microbial Gut Bacteria and Antibiotics Part 5