How to Survive Your First Flare

Hello friends and thank you for visiting colitisninja.com. I want to welcome seasoned IBD Ninjas to keep reading, if you’d like, but this post is geared toward those who are going through their first flareup. First, it is absolutely vital for you to realize that you are not alone. Nearly 1.6 million Americans live with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Living…

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Calmoseptine: Heaven in a Tube!

Calmoseptine

I talk about Calmoseptine a lot. I post photos of it all the time. Calmoseptine has been my constant companion since I had my j-pouch surgery. Whenever Butt Burn starts to rear it’s ugly little head, I immediately reach for the Calmoseptine. The stuff is amazing. So, what exactly is Calmoseptine? Calmoseptine is a multipurpose moisture barrier ointment. It…

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Year One with My J-Pouch: Part Three

This week I want to talk about what life is like with a j-pouch. I have enlisted the help of other people living with a j-pouch to tell me of their experiences. I had 72 who participated in my j-pouch survey. Instead of boring all of you with a detailed report, I’m just going to post a link to…

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Year One with My J-Pouch: Part Two

Year One With My J-Pouch: Part Two In the days leading up to my J-Pouch takedown, I had so much support and encouragement from my family and friends. Many of them let me know that I was in their prayers. It was great to have that. I am blessed and thankful because I know that many people living with chronic illnesses don’t…

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