pain

The Four Types of Pain

Meet Lyndsey: I am a college student from Oklahoma, and I was diagnosed with UC my junior year of high school. It took six months of bloody stool and racing to the bathroom before I could convince my mother that something was wrong–she said it was just “stress”, and that it would pass. These days, there’s a beautiful facility that takes care of my medicine,… Read More »The Four Types of Pain

“Extraintestional Manifestations”

Hello fellow colitis people. Quick update on me…still flarin’ big time…veered away from SCD for a little while seeing I was just getting more ill and losing a ton of weight. I had to…but I have the intention of going back if and when I ever heal up. I’ll give it another whirl if that ever happens!┬áStill on prednisone (can’t seem to get off that… Read More »“Extraintestional Manifestations”

Recently Diagnosed, Stomachs Been Hurting for a While

I have just been diagnosed with UC after a considerably long period of regular stomach pain, a gradual increase in tiredness, dizzy spells followed by the shock of seeing blood pouring from my back passage 4 weeks ago. My trouble first started about 8 years ago around the same time as I gave up smoking, I picked up a stomach bug which made me very… Read More »Recently Diagnosed, Stomachs Been Hurting for a While

Constant Pain, Blood and Depression with Ulcerative Colitis

Diagnosed in 1998. This is my 3rd hospital stay with a flare-up. they get worse each time. Solumedrol worked before, but is not doing the trick this time. Constant pain, blood, depression, you know the drill. Can’t take pain meds so i can be lucid enough to run to the toilet 40 times each day. been here a week now. Considering upping solumedrol again, remicade,… Read More »Constant Pain, Blood and Depression with Ulcerative Colitis

Highway to Hell

To be honest I don’t even know how I am writing this because I am so weak and sick. Ive been sick now for a while unfortunately beyond the help of drugs,alternative medicines and diet I have even tried silver water. Nothing works! I don’t know how I came to this when I was going so well.It’s like taking 1 step forward and 20 steps… Read More »Highway to Hell