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Happy, Healthy, and a Warning About Complacency

Introduction to Andrew: I was diagnosed when I was 15, symptoms first appeared at 13. I engage in a number of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and running — I am 23 and living in Seattle, WA USA My Colitis: Hello all! My name is Andrew. I was first had symptoms of ulcerative colitis when I was 13 years old. I started having severe abdominal… Read More »Happy, Healthy, and a Warning About Complacency

Medication or Diet or Both for Colitis, That’s The Question

Happy Fourth of July to Everyone in the USA and of course to the lucky American travelers who are stumbling around in some other country at the moment.  For those of you who already read my previous post “What My Gastro Doctor Told Me”, I made a slight reference to an interesting part of that doctor visit.  It has to do with a medication prescription… Read More »Medication or Diet or Both for Colitis, That’s The Question

New Home, Newlywed, and NEW DIAGNOSIS…UC

Introduction: I was diagnosed in November 2011. I’m from Los Angeles, CA and recently bought a home and got married (this is what I think made my UC come out). The Motorcycle Rider’s Colitis: My name is Edgar, 34 years old, and I was diagnosed with UC about a month ago. The messed up thing was that I was misdiagnosed: first it was a hemorrhoid,… Read More »New Home, Newlywed, and NEW DIAGNOSIS…UC