Category Archives: Ulcerative colitis

Life with Ulcerative Colitis — you can still climb that mountain!

Backpacking for long stretches gives you the opportunity to think about a lot of things…even with a 35-pound kid on your back talking and singing in your ear.   On a recent backpacking trip, thoughts of my colon kept entering … Continue reading


Filed under Health, Ulcerative colitis

Who Needs a Fancy Blender?

Shakes have long been a staple breakfast at our house.  When I was trying to recover from an ulcerative colitis flare-up 6 years ago, I became frustrated by the lack of progress from the ‘western medicine approach’ (i.e. drugs) and … Continue reading


Filed under Food, Ulcerative colitis