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The Kiwi Colitis Experience – An Ongoing Saga

Ulcerative colitis messed up my degree/academic confidence (BIG TIME), has impacted my social life no end, ground my creative output down to nothing, and, more recently, broke my phone. Oh, colitis… Maria von Trapp seemed to think the very beginning was a “very good place to start”, so let’s do that, then, shall we? Flash back to 2007, for a moment… my last year at… Read More »The Kiwi Colitis Experience – An Ongoing Saga

Just Diagnosed with Colitis in South Dakota

From South Dakota/recently diagnosed with UC May 2010. Received my second loading dose of Remicade and still on 10 mg of Prednisone. I am getting better/ more energy since starting Remicade and have not had diarrhea for 3 weeks! I can not tolerate any high fiber foods/raw vegies or fruits at this time. I am lucky to not have gluten intolerance, but have some moderate… Read More »Just Diagnosed with Colitis in South Dakota

Stopping Ulcerative Colitis with Enemas in Cyprus

I was diagnosed with UC about 6 months ago. As I caught this really bad virus, I started having diarrhea and bleeding. It had probably started one and a half years ago when I started having episodes of diarhhea (lasting 1-2 months) with severe bloating and gasses. I just assumed it was some virus and did not pay much attention to it. However when I… Read More »Stopping Ulcerative Colitis with Enemas in Cyprus