I also used to love milk and was a cereal breakfast eater big time before UC.
I was on a business trip all last week. Scared b/c I tapered off prednisone the day before the trip and knew I was going to eat out a lot. Hotel had fruit and cakes and muffins for breakfast and 10:00 breaks and I ate a lot. Then we had huge buffet lunches and 2:30 breaks with cookies and sweets and fruit. then I went out to eat dinner.
I am a huge believer that my UC and back and knee inflamation is related to my diet somehow, and my body and gut was truly tested and passed. The only thing is I ate skim milk and cereal the last day (I waited b/c I was scared of milk and being away from home) then I had a quesadilla at the airport for dinner and sure enough my body started aching and my colon got very tender. Why did I pig out all week then when i had milk and cheese I felt bad. I don't think it was a coincidence.
28/M/TX single parent of gorgeous 2.5yo girl (revised 5/8/08)
Severe Colitis (pancolitis) since January 9, 2005
currently: 4 month flaring;improving; 2bm/day; no visible blood
RX/day: Currently 20mg of prednisone per day. Lost job and insurance 10/2007 and stopped taking asacol and Imuran cold turkey
OTC: seldom use probiotics, vitamins & other natural treatments
Diet: SCD helps tremendously, but am not strictly on it.
Other: Prayer, food combos, enzymes, good posture, chewing more, etc.