Surgery – After

Helpful ideas about diet, treatment, moving forward, and life after getting surgery for treating ulcerative colitis.

Had Colon Removed in 2011 and Now Have Option for J-Pouch

Introduction: My name is Dennis, I’m 23 years old. Currently working for a bank and enjoying life. I live with my girlfriend and 3 dogs. I’m currently with an end ileostomy and looking to possibly do a j pouch next year. Some more about me: I’m a Freemason, have a wonderful girlfriend of almost 2 years, and now have 3 dogs roaming around my apartment.… Read More »Had Colon Removed in 2011 and Now Have Option for J-Pouch

Stage Two out of Three Surgery Done and Dusted!

Introduction: I was diagnosed with UC in 2009 after endless trips to doctor for gastroenterologist. After going through all the medications available, it was decided that surgery was the only option. My first surgery was in April 2013 and i am currently 2 weeks post op of my second surgery. My surgeon decided to do this in three stages due to all the medications i… Read More »Stage Two out of Three Surgery Done and Dusted!

On the Road to Recovery

Hi, I’m Bryan 34 years old. I Have UC. I’ married with 2 dogs, work for a major food distributor …US Foods. And I’m on the road to a better life! Some more about me: I love to snowboard go fishing and do outdoors stuff. Going to football and baseball games. Going out to see some good local bands. Symptoms: Right now I have no… Read More »On the Road to Recovery

Ulcerative Colitis and The Best Thing That Could Ever Happen to Me

Introduction: I would just like to share a short feedback after my Ileostomy – I am 18 years of age and had UC since the age of 13. My UC was very very bad and did not respond to any medication – I have been on all sorts of medications eg. prednisone, Predsol enimas, Asacol exct you name it, I’ve been on it, even the… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis and The Best Thing That Could Ever Happen to Me