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5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD

I was Diagnosed with UC 5 years ago. I work at sea on old wooden boats and was a week away from land when the symptoms that we all are familiar with started. Sailing is very physically demanding and as the week went on, I couldn’t eat, had severe stomach ache and was passing basically nothing but blood. When we got to land and i… Read More »5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD

Pity Party

You might be surprised that I’ve titled this post: Pity Party. But I have to be honest with you, I’m finding things hard right now. I’ve been in this flare since May 19, tried all sorts of medicine, and now after two weeks of being on steroids, I’m still not feeling much better. I guess I’m just feeling a bit beat down and wishing that… Read More »Pity Party

My Remicade Experience is Great for UC

I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis January of 2006, and it completely changed my life. Luckily my doctor was able to diagnose me quickly, and get me on a treatment plan. Unfortunately is consisted of 20 oral pills a day and presented little relief of my symptoms… With the way insurance works these days, doctors can’t just put you on remicade right away, they have… Read More »My Remicade Experience is Great for UC