Certain foods give me gas and it feels like eruptions going on in my intestines. It is very painful…Last night, I must have passed gas in my sleep I woke up in the middle of the night with a small wet spot on my bottom and my bed. It was mucus. So humiliating!!!! Anyone else experience this?
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 just want to understand better what is happening and find a way to feel better. Any kind of advice or words of wisdom will help. I know no one else who has this, so I feel really alone. My mom is trying her best to understand what I’m going through but sometimes she feels like I’m being over dramatic about it; when really I’m in a lot of pain.
Intro: My name is Dani I am 28 and live in Iowa with my cat Shaddow. Along with my UC I also have Asperger’s which is a high functioning form of autism. Some more about me: Like I said above I am 28 and live in the great state of Iowa. My cat Shaddow definitely […]
meet Sheila: Married with three daughters. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2004 and have struggled with on and off flares before and after. I am currently talking Lialdo 4 tablets once a day. I was on Asacol for years before. I also take psyllim everyday. Most of the time this combination works, but […]
Tori has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since 2010 and along the way she had two separate relapses of symptoms, but she is going on 3 years of remission and feeling great and wants to share her story with you.
Diagnosed in December 2013, after 6 months of bleeding. Other than being tired all the time and bleeding, I really didn’t have other symptoms. Feeling so much better today because of what I’ve read on your website.
Quick Video of an important part of my diet. Actually it’s about 33% of my diet any day of the week, so that’s pretty impressive. After 4 plus years on smoothies to help control colitis and then a year and half off them, I’m back on the smoothie train and loving it.