I think the Colorado trip sounds like my kinda thing to do. Please support him in his decision even though you will worry sick, all us moms do. He really needs to lead a normal teenage life as much as he can with this dreaded disease.
Dx: UC Proctitis 2006
None so far. Garlic works to ease flares. My GI laughed when I told him and said it was just coincidence.
Started Meds: Apr 9 08 500mg 5ASA (salofalk) to ease flare, tapering, stopped.
Diet: Regular fresh garlic, Biobest yogurt daily, Omega 3 supplements, very limited junk food, carbs and processed food, low fat diet. Lots of fresh fruit and veggies (limited potatoes).
Added: tumeric and probiotics.