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Breaking the Vicious Cycle

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Reviewed by Sandra
October 8th, 2002

I was diagnosed with UC in August of 2000. The symtoms developed during my pregnancy with my third child. I was immediently put on prednisone and another drug. The symtoms would temporarily subside, but any time I was tapered off- it would worsen. This cycle continued for a year and a half until I was put in the hospital because of dehydration, anemia, extreme weight loss- I was told that my best option was surgery- removal of the entire colon. As soon as I got home, I decided it was time to educate myself. I am thankful to have found the scdiet.org website. I immediently bought the book and began the diet. When I realized that I must be totally committed to this way of eating- I experienced rapid progress. I have now had a year of no symptoms and no medication! I still do not understand the science of why it works although it's explained in the beginning chapters- what is critical is that it works! I enjoy a diet of great foods- fruit, vegetables, meat, cheeses, nuts, and the best yogurt smoothies! My life has been restored!

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I was given Elaine Gottschall's book, "Breaking the Vicious Cycle." I stuck with the instructions and within only a few days, much to my amazement, the bleeding and diarrhea stopped! I've been on this diet for 5 months, following it faithfully and feeling wonderful. All symptoms have disappeared! I am a new person with energy as I never had before.
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