"tell me... am I going to survive through this?"
more than likely - but it might be a little bumpy along the way - hang in there
"Uc requires medications for life."
for many people, this statement is true -
but for some, it simply is not -
for some, uc does dictate a change in lifestyle, eating habits, addition of supplements, etc.
and for some, there is spontaneous remission that lasts a lifetime -
with uc, there are no absolutes -
dx'd with pancolitis 12/21/03
in submission - 2 + years no meds
current supplements:probiotics, vit D, cal/mag, Psyllium Seed powder/Heather's Acacia fiber/ L-Glutamine/Hemp powder slurry 2x/week- no gluten, rice, corn, or soy & limited sugar - just good, healthy food, lots of all natural well water, exercise, sleep as much as possible & enjoy this great life that God has blessed me with