I’m Jane, my husband has UC. I shared our story with you in January 2017. He was diagnosed in 2016 after a major flare which started after severe work stress. It landed him in hospital on Prednisone. Our most recent adventure was a 3 week 4WD trip to Central Australia, which included climbing Uluru and a few 20 km hikes. Not really any symptoms, just… Read More »A Step Towards Healing
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Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis
Nearly two and a half years ago I met a woman that I have fallen in love with. I knew from the beginning she was someone I could marry! We were very compatible with our personality, and values. I fell in love with her soul and inner beauty. She had so many beautiful qualities. However, the irony to this feeling was an accompanying feeling that… Read More »The Struggle and Beauty of UC
His current symptoms are GONE, just a little trouble with heartburn, only mild, and only after lunch, no matter what he eats and which we haven’t found a solution for yet.
Hi, I am the mother of an 18 year old Hispanic female who’s been diagnosed with severe pancolitis and ulcerative colitis unspecified. She is been hospitalized for 2 weeks now and started remicade first dose two days ago. She is feeling better no bleeding and more formed stool at this time. This has been a roller coaster for us, and all I can think of… Read More »A Concerned Mother – My 18 Year Old Has Ulcerative Colitis
Intro: My husband is 34 and flies internationally. He was diagnosed with UC 2 years ago. Since then he has had two colonoscopies, switched doctors, and had a refined diagnosis of proctitis. I am trying to help him with the SC diet, but improvement is very slow. I wonder if his travel schedule of 2-4 plane trips a week make his UC worse? Some more… Read More »Worried Wife of a Flying Husband