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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 3
   Posted 10/5/2008 7:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello everyone:
I simply want to introduce myself.  I have been reading many posts, but have never signed up...until now. 
I am 26 years old and was diagnosed with UC in March of 2008.  I believe it is confined to the left side, but my gastro told me he didn't want to go any further with the scope b/c I was becoming "uncomfortable."  The only thing I take right now is nine balsalazide per day.  I've been doing o.k. for about two months now (knock on wood).
Anyway, just wanted to say hello and that i pray for everyone that has this disease or any other disease.  Also, thanks to the people who love and support us.  No medicine could ever replace the curing ability a loved one possesses.
Take care everyone,

Regular Member

Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 364
   Posted 10/5/2008 8:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome! Glad to hear you are feeling better and hope it continues!

I like what you had to say about the importance of loved ones. I don't have this dreadful disease myself, but two of my three kiddos do. I sure wish I could love away their disease - I have certainly tried.

Again, welcome!

Mom of Son 17 UC dx 07/02, Sulfasalazine, Imuran, folic acid, L. Reuteri, Zyrtec, Iron, Vit/Min

Daughter 9 UC dx 08/07 Colazal, 6MP, Iron, Vit/Min., Culturelle

Elite Member

Date Joined Mar 2003
Total Posts : 10407
   Posted 10/5/2008 8:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome to HealingWell, Jon! Lovely to hear that you're doing well.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from Entocort.
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
Co-Moderator UC Forum
Please remember to consult your health care provider when making health-related decisions.

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4538
   Posted 10/5/2008 9:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi! Welcome to the forum. This is a great place.
Diagnosed with UC March 2007; Asacol 4 tablets 3x/day; Rowasa; Canasa; Viactiv; Metamucil wafers; multivitamin; sublingual allergy drops

Regular Member

Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 469
   Posted 10/6/2008 7:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Jon, love your name! My son's name is Jon and he's 24! You found the right place to learn and get support when needed. I am glad your feeling better!

Diagnosised 8/25/08 GRRR
Started flare mid-May/feeling better but still flaring
Multi Enzyme
Mega Probiotic
Fiber Wafer
Nictotine Patch
Fish Oil Pill
Multi Vitamin

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