I read a comment when I was first diagnosed from a guy who had recently had an ileostomy, who was unbelievably negative about his circumstances and I felt awful. It made me think – is that going to be me?
Some issues with support groups and alternatives for seeking improvement with your condition.
Review of the last 9 months on Remicade and how it’s helped me achieve remission from Ulcerative Colitis.
Colitis makes me feel gross and a lot of the time I want to live like a recluse. “Who would want this? I come with so much baggage. Exhausted all the time, constant anxiety, depression, and then all the gastrointestinal issues when I’m flaring.”
“135.72km trekked, 5416m max altitude, 8133m climbed, 0 bouts of food poisoning, 0 colitis issues, too many blisters to count, and most importantly $2100 raised for CCA – the achievement I’m most proud of.”
Read more about my trip to Nepal to trek the Annapurna Circuit and raise funds for Crohn’s and Colitis Australia.