Post Edited (killerzoey) : 8/18/2007 3:39:24 PM (GMT-6)
Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength
Diagnosed with severe Crohn's colitis in May 2005. I deal with daily arthritis ALL over my body, cystic acne, & fibromyaglia. Have taken Imuran, Remicade, TPN, Colozal, Entocort, Flagyl, PamineForte, Cipro, Dicyclomine, Prednisone, Asacol, Prevacid, and the list goes on. Taking low amounts of Pred now & 3600mg of Asacol currently...Can't wait till I can get back on Remicade, my miracle drug!
Yes, it was Kim...me :)....that followed an antifungal program to get well again. Similar to SCD but not as restrictive. You can eat all meat, fish, poultry, eggs, all veggies, except potatoes, yams, mushroom (a fungus), and corn (a grain, no grains allowed!), can eat all berries, green apples, lemons/limes, butter, cream cheese, yogurt, lots of water. CD and colitis have been found to have a fungal etiology, so starve the fungus by eating lo-carb and fungus/yeast free food and you will get better. I would suggest trying one of the above mentioned diets. You have nothing to lose. If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten!
Within a week or so, you will know if it is working for you. But, you cannot cheat, not one mouthful. As well, I suggest taking a natural antifungal supplement such as caprylic acid or olive leaf extract. Be careful of fungus die-off, however.(flu like symptoms). You may feel worse before you feel better. Very common. If you want more info and specifics of the diet, or just hear my story, you can email me.
Post Edited (princesa) : 8/22/2007 9:34:29 AM (GMT-6)
Post Edited (Skjura) : 8/23/2007 1:09:51 PM (GMT-6)
Just wondering...could you add SteviaPlus instead of honey for sweetener? It is not an artificial sugar and is actually an herb with benefits including improved gastrointestinal function by helping nourish the friendly bacteria in your gut. Where can you buy these yogurt makers?-and what brands do you recommend? I'm very interested.......