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  1. barelyalive

    Crohns dating site?

    So my marriage ended last year - mainly due to my Ex's complete and utter nonacceptance of this disease. Now I am left wishing to find a girlfriend but do not feel comfortable dating after what I have been through. Although I must admit I would feel a whole lot better if I could find a woman...
  2. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Holistic Joe....may I ask for an update on how you are doing....I am tempted to try Cipro and Flagyl.....Been on FECO for over two months, added VSL #3 DS to the regiment..I HAVE NEVER FELT WORSE
  3. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Finally got myself some cannabis oil, been taking it for a week at bedtime - no signs of improvement in symptoms - how long should it take to work????
  4. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Joe, have you heard of any Michigan dispensaries selling FECO via mail-order? If I were to drive to Michigan how much of a supply could I purchase and how long would it last? THANKS
  5. barelyalive

    10 days on Pred, only worse

    More bleeding, no relief.
  6. barelyalive

    What should I choose, Pred, Humira....

    Well its time for me to step up to the big time, nothing works anymore, mmj did nothing for me...I cannot go on like this anymore, pain/bleeding/misery, do not even want to leave the house anymore. So my biggest beef with Humira is it seems everyone get some king of respiratory side effect -...
  7. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Well two weeks of vaping mmj and still bleeding throughout each day. Mt last hope is I realized I switched to generic Cymbalta in January - could this be the inspiration behind this miserable flare? I am going back to brand name Cymbalta on Monday night. if that doesn't work - what's next?
  8. barelyalive

    Could a switch to generic Cymbalta cause a flare?

    Been flaring ridiculously since mid-December. It let up a bit after re-starting smoking, but it was back to worse by mid0 January with no break since. Even using mmj hasn't helped. One thing I realized - I switched to generic Cymbalta in early January - could this have been a contributing factor?
  9. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    May I ask what was your next stage of treatment?
  10. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Whoa, seems like you need a whole lot of weed (a lot more than the NJ monthly allowance) to make a tiny bit of oil. Well I finally got my card. Thinking of trying vaping. I have been so stressed over the prospect of starting Humira, I think I am going to pass for now. Perhaps I'll just ask...
  11. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Sooo, after a glimmer of hope, I must resign to the fact that basically I am phucked.
  12. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    So then who is producing it and selling it as Rick Simpson Cannabis oil at MM Dispensaries? How do you know you are getting quality cannabis oil if its not branded?
  13. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Anyone know what the deal is with buyricksimpsonoil.com? They ask for your name and phone number - for what? Is Rick Simpson actually behind this site or is it a fraud?
  14. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    But, may I ask, from where can you buy Rick Simpson Oil? I am on the verge of going on Humira, but I am also getting a card - which appears to be useless because I cannot purchase the Simpson Oil? Thanks
  15. barelyalive

    Blood blood and more blood

    Every morning starts off with a burst of blood out of the wazoo, then several bloody poops, a few not so bloody and several trips of just blood and blood chunks. Just filled the toilet with a whole lot of ..you guessed it - blood. Wnet to a new GI last week and told him of this and he said -...
  16. barelyalive

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    May I ask what exactly are cannabis concentrates - do you get them from a dispensary and how much and how to you ingest. I am seeing an approved mmp today and hopefully he'll lead me to getting a card. Thanks!
  17. barelyalive

    Cortifoam

    So I have been flaring super bad since last November, and have bled everyday since then. Took cortifoam and canasa last night and this morning was still shut tight could only pass blood and blood chunks. Decided to do a second shot up the wazoo of cortifoam and canasa around midday, something...
  18. barelyalive

    How can I stop the bleeding?

    Another superflare started in early December and is now accelerating with vigor. I am bleeding more than I ever have before, literally at least a teaspoon full 5-10 times per day. I started smoking again, upped my lialda dosage, and amped up my canasa and cortifoam useage...whats left to do...
  19. barelyalive

    Working out

    Can cardio and weight training cause bleeding? Did some yesterday and was bleeding real bad last night. Could have been psychological (another miserable new year) or something I ate but it was an awful NYE. Happy New Year!
  20. barelyalive

    Ulcerative Colitis and Salmonella

    I ate day old sushi Tuesday night containing raw salmon. Since Wednesday evening I have been experiencing extreme cramping, joint pain and low grade fevers - sounds like salmonella? I just had a bad flare last week with a lot of bleeding. From what I have read on the net I should just wait it...
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