colitis

Day 66 of SCD Small Flare, Not Giving UP!

I am on day 66 of the SCD and I have run into what I think is the 2-3 month flare Elaine talks about in BTVC. About a week ago on Day 59 I started experiencing some UC symptoms and they have lasted up until today, so far. They are not serious issues like before the SCD but some of the D has come back and i’m back up to 4-6… Read More »Day 66 of SCD Small Flare, Not Giving UP!

Moving Forward

Well, after must procrastination, I made an appointment with my gastro doctor on Monday. I got in to see him today, and I’m really glad I did. I must admit, I don’t like going to the doctor – I’m one of those people who “hopes” and “assumes” things will get better. But after a rather embarrassing incident on Monday (lets just say – I didn’t… Read More »Moving Forward

Leg and Knee Joints Sore, Loose Stools, Weight Loss, Colitis?

I am so glad to have found this site! Although our bodies are all going through a terrible time it is a real comfort to know I am not alone. I was told i had UC after the birth of my second child 6 yrs ago. I was on Pentasa for about a yr and weened myself off it, was trouble free for 5 yrs… Read More »Leg and Knee Joints Sore, Loose Stools, Weight Loss, Colitis?

Checking In

Since my rather down-in-the-dumps post, I thought it would be best to check in and let you all know how I’m doing. First off, I have to say that I think writing that post was the best thing I could do for my mental state. I really just got my sad feelings out of my system. When I reviewed what I had written, I felt… Read More »Checking In