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My grain-free chocolate and 'peanut butter' cookies!

I’ve always preferred cakes over cookies or biscuits, but sometimes I just get a craving for them! This is my go-to recipe – it’s takes minutes to make and they are deliciously moreish! 227 more words

Progress occurs at its own rate ... but keep on trucking

This month has been rough for me all around. I was hoping that with absorbing vitamin B in pill form my energy would boost significant amounts and it would not be long before I was able to return to gym. 289 more words

Zach's Story: a 13 Year-Old, BMX Racing, Colitis Warrior

It all started back in May when Zach, 13, had to pull out of a national BMX race because of stomach pains and fatigue. He wouldn’t race the entire weekend. 329 more words


"I have Colitis and I can eat a salad" - REALLY NOW?

It’s been a few months since I heard this and every now-and-then it pops up in my mind.

Seeing how I was in prep/waiting for my second colonoscopy, I wasn’t going to pick an argument with this lady.  670 more words

Ulcerative Colitis

Spoonie Survival Guide to Finals Week

There’s nothing more horrifying to a college student than finals. So what would a chronically ill student have to do to survive these dreaded times? My body can’t handle the extra sugar, caffeine, and junk food that everyone turns to for the extra boost, so I’ve had to figure out a different way to keep myself alert and focused enough to study and finish papers. 1,213 more words

Consider giving infliximab a second try

I am sharing this because , “Most striking, response to infliximab can be regained in a subset of patients who previously had lost response to the treatment and failed several other treatments thereafter.” 450 more words