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  1. KWalker

    Been a long time since I've been on crohn's forum! + Question

    Hey everyone, It has been a long time since I've been on crohn's forum. For a while I was doing really well and was able to really get away from the computer and be active/always doing something. For those of you that remember me, a quick update- I recently got married to the amazing woman who...
  2. KWalker

    What do you think of this prednisone dose?

    As some of you know, I have a prescription filled for a course of prednisone. I've been having some other problems so the doctor decided to also prescribe prednisone in case I wanted to try it again. The dose he gave me is: 40mg/one week 20/mg one week 10/mg one week 5mg/one week From what...
  3. KWalker

    Can you take prednisone if you have an abscess?

    Short and sweet, can you take prednisone if you have an abscess? I couldn't find anything concrete online that is one side or the other. Some say it can potentially cause the infection to spread, others say it can really help the crohns, which in return helps the abscess. Any...
  4. KWalker

    Physical exercise to go along with proper nutrition

    For those of you who exercise, what do you do? Although I've been eating a lot healthier, I want to take it further to become even healthier. For me, this is more of a maintenance thing rather than trying to achieve a specific goal. I'm not looking to become the next Hulk Hogan, but just want to...
  5. KWalker

    Do you eat yogurt specifically for crohns?

    I know home made yogurt is a big part of the SCD diet because of the bacteria properties but those that use it make it home made to avoid the store bought brands to avoid the dairy and other additives (when applicable). My question is, since I'm not following the SCD diet at the moment, I've...
  6. KWalker

    Video about a guy who beat Stage 3 Colon Cancer through diet

    This isn't completely related to crohns but we definitely run a risk of developing colon cancer as a result, and I thought this was really interesting. http://truththeory.com/2013/04/14/meet-the-man-called-crazy-by-doctors-who-cured-his-own-colon-cancer/
  7. KWalker

    Correlation between abscess healing and bowel movements?

    I've always been interested to see if there was a relation between abscess pain/drainage and the type of BM we have (diarrhea vs. hard) so I thought I'd make a poll and get all of your insight as well. I noticed myself that once my diarrhea went away and my bathrooms visits got less frequent and...
  8. KWalker

    Question for the males: How much do you weigh?

    Hey guys, short and sweet. I was just wondering if the guys wouldn't mind listing their age, weight, and height so I can compare with myself
  9. KWalker

    SCD/Paleo/GAPS Support Group

    With the growing number of members on here interested in taking part with the SCD and Paleo I thought it would be a good idea to carry on Charleigh's monthly support groups and just create one continuous one so we can keep everything together
  10. KWalker

    Did somebody say something about Outback Steakhouse? (Recipe)

    You guys can thank me later lol With a few small changes we can make this! Recipe: 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2 inch thickness Lowry's Seasoning Salt 6 bacon slices 1/4 cup regular mustard 1/3 cup honey 2 Tbsp. Mayonnaise 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes 1 cup...
  11. KWalker

    Skin around my eyes are red

    I've had this problem for a few years now, but just recently wondered if it might be crohns related. On the skin around my eyes I have red circles. Nothing on my eyes themselves, but on the skin around them it gives a similar appearance as if I were high (I don't do that). It doesn't cause any...
  12. KWalker

    Cherry Chip Cupcakes!

    Going along with Charleigh's cupcake recipe, the more treats the better! http://www.wellfedhomestead.com/coconut-flour-cherry-chip-cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 c coconut oil, melted where to buy coconut oil 6 eggs pinch sea salt where to buy sea salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 c honey 3 tsp vanilla...
  13. KWalker

    How has your abscess healed?

    Hey guys, I have a question for those who have had abscess surgery specifically. As many of you know I had abscess surgery back in December of 2011 where I had a 7.5" incision to drain the abscess. My question is, is the abscess supposed to heal completely to the point where you can't tell you...
  14. KWalker

    Blood test results- Please help!

    So I got my blood test results back today, and I'm not sure what some of them mean. Also, is there anything that jumps out? Hemoglobin-129 Hematocrit-0.39 WBC Count-7.3 RBC Count-5.35 MCV-73.1 MCH-24.1 MCHC-330 RDW-15.5 Platelet count-333 ESR-25 Neuts-5.4 Lymph-1.1 Mono-0.7 Eos-0.1 Baso-0.0...
  15. KWalker

    POLL-Would you use an SCD/Paleo sub-forum/sub-section?

    After some discussion, I've decided to create a poll to see if there's enough interest in creating a section with the Diets/Fitness and Supplements section specifically dedicated to people on, or interested in learning more about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) or the Paleo diet. I think...
  16. KWalker

    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    I could definitely understand that part of it, but at the same time many doctor's are quite older than their patients and therefore often come from a time when being LGBT wasn't as accepted as it is now so their beliefs/personal opinions might hinder the patient from getting proper treatment.
  17. KWalker

    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    I have never been asked about my sexual orientation from a doctor. I can't see how that would make a difference.
  18. KWalker

    What are your thoughts on this juice? (Arthur's Fresh)

    I was in the grocery store looking for drinks for my diet and I came across these. http://www.arthursfresh.com/en/products.aspx They advertise as 100% natural and 100% real fruit. They aren't the cheapest ($2.99/bottle) but when you think about the cost of energy drinks and even small bottles...
  19. KWalker

    My journey with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet.

    INTRO As promised, I've created a "blog" so I can track my results and experiences with the SCD diet. This is a learning experience for myself because I am new to the diet and I'm certain there is still so much more for me to learn about the diet. With this thread, I will report the things I...
  20. KWalker

    Blood test for SCD diet

    Tomorrow I'm starting the SCD diet (will make official thread/blog) and I wanted to monitor my results through blood work and was wondering what types of things I should have monitored so I can see if there's any improvement. I'm going to get my blood sugar levels tested to check for...
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