Meet Victoria: I’m a 42 year old female and I’ve had UC for 16 years, was diagnosed at 26. Once I got my diagnosis and was treated with a rectal steroid for 2 weeks everything cleared up and didn’t have a flare up again for 11 years and now I’ve had 3 in the past 4 years. I don’t have any allergies or intolerances that… Read More »Working and Traveling During a Flare
It has been six years and seven months or about 2,500 days since I’ve been living life after a doctor told me I have ulcerative colitis. But much more important than that basic fact, is that right now is the happiest I’ve been maybe in all my life, and if you are feeling the same, that’s even better. Life after the docs say “You have… Read More »2500 Days with Colitis – Hey…Get Your Travel ON!
Introduction: 20 years old — just diagnosed! I was a full time student at a UC school. Recently took time off of school to pursue my modeling career…. which was going great!!! I was ready to go travel the world, and this happened! WHY?? My Colitis: I have been dealing with symptoms for about 3 months now… finally went to the doc 2 months into… Read More »I Was Ready to Go Travel the World
Introduction: I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitus in 2004 (at age 47). Never had any problems before that although upon reflecting I did from time to time feel quite bloated and have abdominal pain particularly after eating a rich or heavy meal. I am currently on no meds and have been on the SCD since November 2010 (was also on SCD for a year in… Read More »Traveling and the SCD Diet
Intro: I’m a 22 year old female and I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a few weeks before finals in the Spring of 2009. I’m a recent graduate from the University of Montana and I’m currently working as a freelance graphic and web designer. One thing you should know about me is that I absolutely LOVE to travel. I studied abroad in Mexico the summer… Read More »I Want To Go Off 6MP! What’re My Options? I Don’t Want To Relapse?