UC Support

I am not a doctor nor do I have certifications of any kind. I don’t prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. So how can I help you? Having been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2003, what I have to offer is years of experience that I can share with…

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Vanilla Spelt Cookies

Vanilla Spelt Cookies

Who doesn’t love a fresh cookie, yet when we’re trying to “be good” many of our favourite treats become temptations we struggle to resist. Cookies, like so many snacks, are laden with wheat and sugar so they’re not only bad for our waist-line, but also our health. What if we…

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Why a healthy lifestyle isn’t enough

Man running

If you live well, eat good food and partake in physical exercise you will be healthy. Right? Wrong. I was recently with a friend who, like us, believes in healthy living. As we talked about some of our lifestyle changes he sounded a note of caution. There was something that…

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Sourdough Bread Variations

Sourdough Loaf

I’ve had a bit more time in the kitchen recently and, having been eating the same basic bread for the last couple of months, I thought it was time to mix things up a little. So, for your culinary pleasure here are a few variations to the basic sourdough bread…

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UC – The book

Writing

It’s out NOW! There’s not much that compares with spending time with someone, seeing their hopelessness dissolve and the light of life return to their eyes. In the U.K. alone there are 300,000 people affected by Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Hundreds of people are diagnosed with UC every year, with many…

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Ulcerative Colitis

Frog sitting on a toilet

Ulcerative Colitis is one of the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, the other being Crohn’s Disease. A person with UC will experience inflammation and ulceration of their large intestine (colon) and rectum. Often the ulceration will result in the lining of the bowel producing a great deal of…

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The killer we love to love

"I love you" loveheart sweet

We all know that we’re eating too much sugar. Governments across the world are fighting a loosing battle to reign-in our appetite for the delicious snacks that are causing us to gain those extra pounds. Apparently we should only have about 1 Teaspoons of sugar circulating in the body at…

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Sourdough Bread Recipe

Sliced bread

According to many, bread like other grains is, to be avoided. It’s high level of starches break down in to glucose resulting in a massive spike in blood-sugar soon after eating. This in turn has serious repercussions for our health. And yet, in the quest for a healthy lifestyle we’re…

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