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Colitis is Starting to Flare, A Little Blood, Some Cramps

Hey Guys, remember me, my name is Adam.  And guess what, I for sure have ulcerative colitis!  How do I know this?  Well, about ten doctors have told me that it’s true.  There are some medical records stashed away in a few filing cabinents somewhere of my nasty inflamed colon all red and yucky out there.  And, I think my several months of symptom free… Read More »Colitis is Starting to Flare, A Little Blood, Some Cramps

The Spoon Theory

I recently came across this article written by Christine Miserandino (www.butyoudontlooksick.com), called the Spoon Theory.  People always ask me what it’s like being sick with a chronic illness and it’s always been hard to explain. When I came across this article, it was as if I had a small epiphany, and I realized what an ingenious way to explain how everyday waking up and doing… Read More »The Spoon Theory

Ulcerative Colitis Flare

When are you having a flare? Here is a video with me speaking the text from below, feel free to watch it or read the full story underneath. That’s a difficult question right? Well, maybe not really. If you are taking 1-2 craps/day and then all of a sudden move towards 4-10, I think most of us would consider that a colitis flare. But lets… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis Flare