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My Alternative Healing Journey

Quick background on Lauren: I am a jack of all trades. I am addicted to trying new things and constantly adding new skills to my toolbelt. I enjoy creating textile art, hunting for mushrooms on a hike, solving difficult engineering problems, singing and dancing, and everything in between. There is so much worth experiencing in this crazy life. Current Colitis Symptoms: I am currently in… Read More »My Alternative Healing Journey

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Reaction to Humira

Some basics about me: I’m a Professional musician for over 50 years, and an avid golfer, until recently. Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Extreme bloating and cramping after meals. Inability to expel gas. diarrhea and constipation. Mucus and globules of blood. My Story I’ve been dealing with UC for over 8 years and have been on Mesalamine (oral and or suppositories and enemas) for many years with… Read More »Reaction to Humira

Stress Management Toolkit for Ulcerative Colitis People

The Stanford SPARQ Stress Toolkit : STRESS TOOLKIT from Stanford – Start Now More info on stress: All sorts of new research exists about one of the all-time most popular topics…stress. Don’t Delay, get started on the stress toolkit, it has a very good chance at helping you more with your UC and life in general. Some articles and reading that goes into detail about… Read More »Stress Management Toolkit for Ulcerative Colitis People

Simple and Helpful Message from another UCer

This is the message and hopefully it is helpful to you now or in the future: “ Hello Adam, Just wanted to share some advice that will be obvious to some UC-sufferers but for others, it may be a useful reminder. I have been flaring since last May, (and being treated with Pentasa suppositories and for a while, prednisolone).  I have been very careful with… Read More »Simple and Helpful Message from another UCer