Orange Juice

One of the questions I had right after being diagnosed was about OJ.  Can I drink it or not with Ulcerative Colitis? I always thought that orange juice was not a good thing for me to be drinking for my colitis because it contains so much acid.  Truthfully, I don’t even know how OJ compares on the acid scale to other juices.  So, I decided… Read More »Orange Juice

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Side Effects from Humira

First of all, thank you for coming to this website.  I really enjoy receiving emails and messages from the wide range of people who visit these posts. Back in January of 2009 I was started on Remicade.  This is a drug which you take via an infusion, and it is approved by the FDA for Ulcerative Colitis.  For me, I traveled down to the PAMF… Read More »Side Effects from Humira

Going To A Dinner Party with a New Diet

How to not go home hungry from a dinner party? January 16, 2010 One of the early challenges I have faced with dealing with my Ulcerative Colitis is realizing that I can still do everything I was doing years ago, just with a few minor modifications.  This has not happened overnight, but since it has now been over 5 months of feeling well again, I… Read More »Going To A Dinner Party with a New Diet

Gluten Free Pizza For Dinner Tonight

Has anyone tried eating a gluten free pizza with Ulcerative  Colitis? Well, tonight, we decided to do a little test.  Actually, we did this about two months ago and things worked out alright, no side effects from the pizza, but this is going to be a very rare occasion either way.  Back in the old days, I ate way too much pizza, plenty to last… Read More »Gluten Free Pizza For Dinner Tonight