This blog is about how to live with ulcerative colitis with medication and diet ideas to control UC symptoms. I started iHaveUC.com back in January of 2010 with the hopes of connecting with other UC’ers.
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 […]
I’m from Vermont, and I’m a stay at home Mom with my 15 month old son. I like putting him in his stroller and going for walks when the weather is nice. I’ve been struggling with urgency (needing to get to a bathroom ASAP when a bowel movement comes on, usually with little to no […]
I think people with digestive trouble should highly consider trying water kefir as some potential help. And…there is no dairy/milk involved at all. (if you have used Water Kefir (tibicos) before, please add a review at the bottom so others can see how it worked for you!) So when I was in Australia in April […]
I am currently in remission- and hope to stay so! I’m Wendy…I am a gardener, kayaker, nurse and cook. I live in rural Iowa and love being outdoors and hiking with my dogs. I got UC after quitting smoking in 2008 on my birthday. I was 43. I had a failed attempt at quitting smoking […]
My son was diagnose with UC when he was 15 years old. He tried so many medications throughout the years and was on Prednison for the longest time. I am from Israel and my husband is from Germany and we live in California for many years. Our son was diagnosed with UC 5 years ago […]
44 year old female, diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2015, but dealing with some inflammation since 2011. Now in remission, thanks to the SCD diet. Also about Anita: Professor. Mom. Love to read, dance, little time for hobbies these days. Currently in remission Anita’s Story: I wanted to write to let people know how well […]
I am 51 years old. I was diagnosed with UC in 2009, but I had it for a year before that. I had an appendix operation that I started all the symptoms of UC right after and never recovered. I have two adult children and a 12-year-old and I am married. I was born in […]
Allergic to Humira medication and specifically the Anti TNF component which has been restricting her blood flow and causing the need for a knee operation. Although Humira works wonders for many, others are not so fortunate is the main idea here.
Hi Adam, (Michael wrote this to me, but it is really for everyone here!) I have been suffering with UC since the mid 90’s. I receive your e-mail updates and follow you on Facebook. Now I am looking for some help. I have been on a lot of medication over the years that both helped […]