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To All the UC’ers With Families

Meet Didem: I’m a 25-year-old microbiologist recently diagnosed with ulcerative colitis after 6 years of suffering. I like cycling (which I do every chance I get), I love red wine (even though sometimes it hurts me), and I spent all my spare time watching HGTV :) My UC Symptoms Right Now: Occasionally small amounts of […]

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Hope!

I’ve been trying another sort of diet thing the past couple of weeks.  I have tried every diet possible and none have ever worked for me… but lately I’ve been eating really bland, boring foods… think soups, chicken sandwiches, turkey sandwiches, pasta… basically anything that is soft and easy to digest.  So far it’s kind […]

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Paul, you are not normal

Paul, you are not normal

My GI doctor said that to me once.  I think I had told him that I just want to live a normal lifestyle.  If you have Inflammartory Bowel Disease (IBD), you probably want to be normal again as well.  Well, I had to face it, I do have to do things differently than people who don’t have […]

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