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My Healing Journey

Elad S fullIntroduction:

My name is Elad I am 41 years old married with 2 daughters. I have had uc for the past three and a half years , and I know that i am on my way to be cured from uc.

Some more about me:

I’m a dance teacher , I mainly work with little kids, I am from Israel and I love to take long walks in the woods next to my house.

Symptoms right now:

i have gas and some times diarrhea, i have about 10 stools a day, almost no bleeding, and no pain at all.

My Healing Journey

I am 41years old, married with two daughters, 6 and 4.

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about three and a half years ago.

The diagnosis came after several months of bleeding, a mounting sense of discomfort, bowel and abdominal pain.
When I got out of there I was prescribed by a doctor who said I should immediately start taking medication. I told myself I wasn’t going to take medication because I’m sure i can beat this disease even without medication, and I throw away the prescription to the nearest bin.

From that moment on I began my journey to recovery.

I started the treatment , trying the diet of raw food for eight months that was not so good for me.

Homeopathy helped me a lot.

I tried Chinese herbs did not work.

At the same time doing all sorts of spiritual therapies that have helped me grow and cope with the situation.

Until a year ago in my search I came across a site of healing with scd diet.

The diet has changed my life. I have been on the diet for one year, I’m very careful about the diet with minor changes it is really helping me. I eat quinoa and buckwheat, hardly any red meat, more chicken and some fish. Lots of fruits and vegetables , legumes and a lot nuts.

Now I feel good and energetic, almost no bleeding, and no pain at all.however I still go to the bathroom about 10 times a day, but with less urgency, and still wake up at night once or twice.

My situation now is very well and I feel that if I will be careful and continue with the diet I will heel. Plus I take long walks in the nature and with the help of God I believe the disease is only a step in my development and a chance to look at my life in a more meaningful way than before.


I do not take any medication, and i never did.

written by Elad

submitted in the colitis venting area

9 thoughts on “My Healing Journey”

  1. This is such great and positive news Elad! Thank you so much for posting. Other UCers need this information.

    I too refuse to treat UC with medication.



  2. Richele

    Hi Elad!
    I am so happy to hear you are having success by eating a healthy diet.

    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”
    ― Hippocrates

    Here’s to good health :)

  3. Tom

    Glad you hsve improved but 10 times?

    if that is improving over time then fair enough, but if that’s your new normal i’d be somewhat concerned that your disease is not in remission?

    1. Elad S

      hi tom

      thank you for your comment , the disease is in remissionn because it is less times then it was in the beginning , less urgent and all the simptoms are very mild
      i believe that i will be complitly cured it will just take time.
      believe and you shall heal

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