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Lialda medication which is a common ulcerative colitis drug

Currently on Lialda, Canasa, Hydrocortisone (enema), and 40 mg Prednisone

Introduction: HI!! I am Karen! I was diagnosed back in 2008 with very mild colitis. After going through some difficult times from the end of 2011 to 2012 I ended up with a bad flare up and getting re diagnosed this time with severe Ulcerative Colitis. In the past year I have only had about 3 good months being symptom free! Some more about me:… Read More »Currently on Lialda, Canasa, Hydrocortisone (enema), and 40 mg Prednisone

Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

Introduction: From Long Island, NY, 26 year old female and I was diagnosed at the age of 15. I’m trained in the culinary & baking arts and currently operating a private baking company as a side business. Between medication and supplements and very stringent food ingredients I am able to go on outings and not have to run to the restroom every 5 minutes. My… Read More »Wouldn’t It Be Nice?


Introduction: I am a teacher living in Illinois, USA.  Have 2 kids and my oldest has Ulcerative Colitis which started as Crohn’s disease. In the past I have been very active, running and doing yoga but now don’t have the energy. I barely have the energy to wake up in the morning Colitis Symptoms: Multiple bowel movements joint pain cramping low energy Deb’s Colitis Story:… Read More »Stagnated

Sick in NJ

Introduction: I have just been diagnosed with Sever US in the upper and lower colon in December. I am 35 father of two and may have had this for over 10yrs and did not know it. I was diagnosed as lactose intolerant at 24, my GI now thinks that was a miss diagnoses. I am active and would like to stay active, I go to… Read More »Sick in NJ