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 […]
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: 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.
My name is Yvette. I’m 46. I have three sons: 18,15 and 9. I’m a teacher, a coach, a marathoner; many people have called me Superwoman. I fundraise, wait tables, volunteer, if you needed a shoulder to cry on recently, it was probably mine. I didn’t say No and I didn’t ever slow down.
Hey UC’ers, I hope you all are doing well, and I wanted to send out a quickie message since there is a bit of a nasty distant relative of ulcerative colitis that we all should be on the look out for. His (maybe it’s a she…ok ok…) name is C-diff. Or as some of the […]
Cole’s relatively new to UC, right now he’s taking Prednisone 30mg/day after starting at 60mg. Remicade (just had second infusion). Multi-vitamin, vitamin D, calcium, tumeric, vitamin C, vitamin B12, omega 3-6-9, L-glutamine, licorice root (stopped taking right now as I started SCD, but am now introducing them again)
Meet Leah: Hi, my name is Leah! I’m 34, living in the great city of Chicago. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in February of this year. Some more about her: I’m a Flight Attendant based out of O’Hare. I love to travel and see new places and unfortunately it has become increasingly more difficult […]
Intro: I’m a 51 year old woman who works out with a trainer, eats healthy and takes long walks. I love dogs and currently have 5. They are all pound puppies. My oldest is 17 years, when he arrived, he was a year old and weighed 17lbs. He lived most of his life at 42 […]
Intro: I began experiencing Ulcerative Colitis symptoms in February 2015. I was referred to a GE who saw me in April 2015, (almost a two month wait), and had a colonoscopy with a diagnosis of left-sided colitis in May 2015. Some background about Karen: I’m 44 yrs old, and currently live in Pennsylvania. Hobbies include […]
Meet Shelly: It’s me again…Shelly from Maine, UC lifer who is now, well older than my last post in 2012, writing on my final dose of Humira anniversery(2011)! I am writing to share something new and hopefully groundbreaking and life changing to help on our road to remission “prescribed” by my Chiro. Dr. Z…Drumroll please…Des […]