My name is Kayla, and I’m 25 from the Bay Area, CA. I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis for about 11 years now, and what a journey it has been – much of the struggle just against myself! I’ve lurked here quite a few times over the years, but felt the urge to finally introduce myself today.
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.
I’m currently in a flare, my friends called my high school car, The Shitter! It was old! So they would holler across the parking lot to me and yell…Hey Shitter! Well now the name fits for a whole different reason. Ugh!
I have sought out other UC’ers through the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, there was a local support group I attended once. It was nice to talk with others who understand and to know I wasn’t along, but honestly their stories about having surgery and everything they’ve been through scared me a littl
I’ve recurrent episcleritis, a migrating polyarticular arthritis, and a leukocytoclastic small-vessel vasculitis. I switched to Entyvio in Nov 2016. I’ve been on sulfasalazine, Apriso, and Lialda, and now back to sulfa (dose recently doubled).
Jennifer’s Current Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Currently, I have been in a flare for over a month, has been on going for several months. Alot of abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, blood in stool, frequent porclin visits, depressed and literally feel like a prisoner in my body. Jennifer’s Story: Hello My name is Jennifer I suffer from […]
Hopefully you can see pretty easily that there are hundreds and hundreds of clinical trials taking place at any point in time with regards to ulcerative colitis, and although all of them might not be interesting for you, certainly there will be a few that are right up your alley. Also, definitely realize that many […]
After a traumatic event, James became dependent on pain killers that he feels contributed to his ulcerative colitis. He was involved in an awful motorcycle accident that left him with 8 broken vertebrae, 10 ribs, and he spent 21 days in the hospital.
a little about her: My name is Beth and I have been living with UC for about 8 years, until last August it was very well controlled primarily with diet and 3 to 4 days of prednisone once to twice a year, usually when travelling. Then it all went you know where in a handbasket. […]
Welcome Video for everybody who is in some way living or involved with ulcerative colitis and the difficulties and stressful nature of life and some ideas on how to re-evaluate how stressful our lives are.
Selene is a newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and is figuring out how to cope with the complicated process of figuring out medications.
Meet Artem: I am interested in computers, cars, photography, music, sport. And I also work at the milk factory :) I am from Russia and in our country there are many people with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. And we have very expensive drugs. ( My site in russian language about UC and CD – […]
Meet Sean: About a year after moving to Portland,Oregon, I started going diarrhea 30-50 times a day while working as a mover. There was so much blood in every stool I passed, well I ignored this for about 2 years and just loaded up on anti diarrhea pills I bought at the grocery stores. I […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, How are you doing this Sunday? I don’t usually come home from an extended weekend trip and make up a smoothie, take the clothes out of the suitcase(actually…big thx to Misa for doing this tonight(and most nights:)), put on some comfortable clothes and get on the computer ripping out a story on […]