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Meet my colon

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS PHOTOGRAPHS OF COLONS, AND A BLOODIED TOILET BOWL. THESE IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING FOR SENSITIVE READERS.

I am often greeted at church by people saying, “How are you doing? 303 more words

Chronic Disease

Medication down = symptoms up

The last time I saw my gastroenterologist, he suggested that with my next Pentasa prescription I experiment with reducing the dosage from 4g a day to 3g, and then, if I remained symptom free, to 2g a day. 195 more words

Chronic Disease

When to Implement a Low FODMAP Diet

Are you suffering from any of these symptoms?  Diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating, abdominal distention or stomach pain?  Were you told by your doctor that you have Irritable Bowel Disorder (IBS), Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)?   394 more words

Nutritional Advise

Raising Money & Awareness

If I’m going to subject myself to such challenges it seems only right to raise money and awareness in doing so. Working within the UK Ambulance Service there were a huge number of charities I felt I could raise money for or relate to in some way, but in the end I had to go with… 199 more words

Carrots

Carrots are foods rich in pro-vitamin A, which makes them a true dietary medicine.

Carrots contain a small but significant amount of protein. Fats are almost completely absent and carbohydrates make up 7% of their weight. 103 more words

Cancer

This is what throwing-in-the-towel looks like in #colitislife

what I mean by ‘throwing in the towel’ is that I kinda let #vacaymode get in the way and gave up on my stay-in-remission-diet and exercise routine. 119 more words

Colitis