So, You’re Better Now, Right?!


Is Surgery the Cure We’ve been Looking for? This month marks two years since I had my colon removed. There is a vast misconception floating around out there that surgery is a cure for ulcerative colitis. This does not sit well with me and I’ll tell you why. When Dave and I are out in public, and people are curious to know…

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The Dangers of Miracle Cures

“I drank coconut juice for two weeks and cured my Crohn’s Disease!” “My cousin cured his colitis by taking slippery elm!” “When I cut out dairy, it cured my IBD!!!” How many of you have heard phrases similar to these? If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a dozen times. Have you tried…? It will CURE you! All these “cures” and home…

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RIP Colin the Colon

A year ago a part of me died. A part of me that I took for granted until it began distancing itself from and rebelling against me. That’s right, I’m talking about my colon. Sometimes I wonder what would have happened had I taken better care of it? What if I’d eaten “right?” What if I didn’t eat candy?…

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