Two weeks into my sugar-free diet experiment, and over the weekend I totally let my guard down. It was my sister’s birthday, a family get-to-gether, and I convinced myself that one night of treats would be fine. You know, before hitting the sugarless wagon again… Read More
I’ve tried a bunch of different diets since being diagnosed with UC 4 years ago, and so far I’ve had little luck. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet was the most promising initially, but after 2 months my symptoms hadn’t improved much (if at all) so I… Read More
Err..or my kryptonite, or something.
Blackcurrant juice, boysenberries, Greek yogurt, organic New Zealand honey, frozen banana, lemon juice. Yes.
I’ve lost track of the ‘health phases’ I’ve gone through since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in 2010. I’ve tried to feel better by running, or playing different sports, or changing diets (I’ve had a couple of good shots at the SCD…). The problem… Read More
Saw this article this morning with the headline ‘Get fit in 3 minutes a week’. Seriously? I really hate seeing this kind of thing being promoted, and will actually go as far to say that it’s irresponsible of these news networks to run this kind… Read More
I’m in my early 30s, am a father of two, and have a chronic illness called ulcerative colitis (if you haven’t heard of it, it’s similar to Crohn’s). After years of unsuccessful steroid and immunosuppressant treatments my specialist has referred me on to a surgeon… Read More