J-Pouch & Pregnancy Q & A

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Your J-Pouch & Pregnancy Questions NOTE: This blog post is written based on my personal experience of being pregnant with a j-pouch. I’m currently early in my 3rd trimester and anything could change between now and then. While most of my answers are based on my own experience, I have done research on pregnancy with a j-pouch and know…

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The Ins and Outs of Ulcerative Colitis

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Ulcerative Colitis Back when I first began blogging, I wrote a post with a basic overview of ulcerative colitis (UC). Back then, I’d only had the disease for three years and I still didn’t have a full grasp on what UC really was. That was three years ago now and I’ve been living with UC for six years now….

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Looking Back at 3 Years Ago

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Me? A Mom? I’ve never really thought of myself as the motherly type. Don’t get me wrong; babies are cute and all that. But I’ve never been drawn to them like most women are. I don’t go ga ga whenever I see a random baby.  I’ve never had baby fever. In fact, the maternal pull seems to have skipped…

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Complications of Ulcerative Colitis

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Complications of Ulcerative Colitis (and How to Spot Them) Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an adventure all by itself. You never know from one day to the next how your day is going to go or what surprises await you. I thought it might be helpful, particularly for new patients, if I wrote a two-part series of complications…

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