Meet Luana: Hello, my Name is Luana. I’m a 25 year old student, mother, and wife. I am getting my Bachelors Degree in Interior Design and aspire to do great things despite of my Ulcerative Colitis. Symptoms: Constant “Belly aches” and urgencies to rush to the bathroom. Constant Diahreah and mucus. Luana’s Story: I’m 25 […]
Below are the complete list of stories that have been submitted by users of the website. They are mostly written by ulcerative colitis patients (UC’ers), but there are also some stories from parents, family, and friends of UC folks too. Some stories are about the initial diagnosis while others are about hard and sometimes happy times that follow after you know for sure you have UC.
Intro: British documentary producer/director, living in London. Mostly make factual TV, e.g. science and history. Mother to an awesome little girl who is, amazingly, nearly one. Some more background: Like to rock climb, horse-ride and run when I’m feeling up to it. Also love movies and good wine. Obsessive researcher of everything – which is […]
Bio: I am a 66 year old woman just diagnosed last year with possibly UC. My last colonoscopy was September 8, 2015 because the Dr. I am consulting with at Stanford needed more color pictures in order to come up with a definitive diagnosis. Some more info: I am a Certified Specilaist of Wine as […]
Kim is in a bit of a struggle, she wants to take the Prometheus IBD sgi test to get a lab test based result/idea on her symptoms with regards to figuring out if they are Crohn’s related or Ulcerative Colitis. She’s interested in others opinions too.
Jim Miller, a member of iHaveUC, has just released an incredible e-book that goes through the A to Z of UC. His book provides a huge amount of detail about living with and managing the disease and covers his personal story from diagnosis to medications, alternative treatments and eventual j pouch surgery. This unique guide […]
Intro: I have had UC for the last 32 of my 58 years. My last scope was in 2012. Even when I am assymptomatic the lining of my colon shows significant inflammation. Some more about Cheryl: I love to sew and garden. Her Story: I am 58 and have had ulcerative colitis for 32 years. […]
Intro: Army guy here. In May 2014, I had a very weird BM. It was normal in the beginning, but followed by a sludge of blood and mucus. From then on I started having crazy urges to use the restroom, and even soiled myself a few times. I finally went to the doctor a couple […]
Intro: Zuzu……I too was in the travel industry and as such was familiar with food poisoning. I was in a position where appearance matters and was taking Accutane for acne. After several bathroom accidents, I was doing more cleaning than any of the housekeepers. Upon my return I collapsed on my floor and remained there […]
Intro: My name is Kate, I was diagnosed about 14 years ago and last had a colonoscopy about 15 months ago. I had a brief remission for six months following a colonoscopy Three years ago. and been ill ever since. It was an extremely stressful time in my life, so there goes the theory that […]
Dean has been dealing with re-occurring c-diff several times now and is need of finding a way to turn it around so he can focus on containing the UC symptoms without another medical problem to fight at the same time.