My name is Krasimir and I am 37 years old. I was diagnosed with UC 3 years ago. I travel a lot mainly at sea and have 2 lovely daughters to take care of.
Bloody stools and 2-3 visits to WC per day
Since January 2012 I have started SCD and I quit slowly all medicines except “Mesalazine” which I am receiving 3 g per day. When I started the SCD I was in remission due to the Prednisolon. I was on SCD for 6 months and I was feeling OK first time normal stools and once per day and no blood. At the 6 month I had some sloght blood coming and I was horrified because before after the blood coming as first symptom of UC for one or two days the intensity was increasing upto 10 times per day and the blood was a lot this time continuing following SCD I was not having any cramps the stools were a bit of loosen but with 2 times to WC that was not a problem,the only problem was the blood which even a few but it was not fading away. After 2 months like that I went for yearly Colonoscopy and the doctor said UC in moderate stage/ second degree on endoscopy scale / , after the colonoscopy the situation got worse I start visiting the WC more often and the blood increased , I agree with the doctor and start Prednisolon again 30 mg per day. What I can conclude and kindly asking for your experience is that only with SCD I am not able to stop the blood. I think that I failed on SCD because I start going to restaurants and allowing myself cashew nuts with not known origin and preparation, I think that I am sensitive to bananas and dairy products as well, I wonder is SCD youghurt is must to keep proper SCD or if can not tollerate it must avoid.
About doctors I have already 3 of them and all are born from one mother.
No one has even said that know about SCD which is obviously helping a lot of people which the same doctors failed. My family start eating more or less the same things as me and now I dream to come back to original SCD with the bakery and pancakes of almond flower as now I am keeping some basic foods which I have seen I am OK – fish,beef,chicken, carrot.
I am most concerned about the blood which I was not able to stop only with SCD and even after 1 week on prednisolon is not fully going away.
Where I’d like to be in 1 year:
In my home eating SCD and enjoying a life with no blood and cramps.
For the best are working prednisolon but with the side effects they are not
very pleasant partner as had a lot of muscle cramps and pain in the joints.
written by Krasimir
submitted in the colitis venting area