ulcerative colitis

Jennifer from Ireland

Hiya Folks, It is great to come across a great website like this one.Nice one Adam! Where we all get to share our experiences and issues with Ulcerative Colitis. I am from Ireland in the very south east of the country in Wexford. I am looking forward to chatting to everyone here and sharing my views and experiences on UC here from Ireland. Q:  How did you get… Read More »Jennifer from Ireland

Steroid Acne with my Colitis Please

Can you imagine ever taking steroids just for fun? I sure can’t. In fact, prednisone steroids are one of the pills I threw out of the medicine cabinent a few weeks ago, didn’t even want to look at the extra supply anymore.   There’s a few reasons for this. If you are suffering from a nasty ulcerative colitis flare, there’s a pretty decent chance you will… Read More »Steroid Acne with my Colitis Please

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 IBD and, although I have suffered for a long time,… Read More »Paul, you are not normal

Eating Salad with Colitis

Have you ever wondered if it’s OK to eat salad when you have ulcerative colitis? I think everyone asks themselves this question.   I sure did.  For me, salad is a big part of my weekly diet, and yes, I’ve got UC and a colon.(and a colon that knows how to take hard normal craps too, and a colon that is medication free since Oct. 2009) … Read More »Eating Salad with Colitis

Food for Colitis Therapy – Carnitas

Food is important to stay alive, whether you have colitis or not. If you are dealing with ulcerative colitis, you might be always double guessing if a certain food item works for you or not.  If you haven’t figured out from previous posts, I am a big believer that food can help to control colitis symptoms.  If you’ve looked at other sites about colitis therapy,… Read More »Food for Colitis Therapy – Carnitas