Intro: My name is Wendy, 59 years old, and currently very frustrated with the re-emergence of colitis symptoms just as I thought I had my life sorted and I could start doing things I enjoy, like traveling overseas and getting more involved in community projects and causes. Some more about me: I have had UC […]
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Introduction: I was diagnosed in 1994, at the age of 20. I am now 40, and have been fighting UC for nearly half of my life. The first ten years were the same, flare Prednisone, flare, Prednisone. I had no idea of the dangers of steroids. The internet was not what it is today and […]
Intro: Hi, My name is Luis and I have UC, I was diagnosed with UC when I was 15 yrs. old, I have tried all known conventional medications for treating UC with little to no success as yet. I have done research on the treatment with the whipworm and would like to try it myself. […]
How Celine made it through a very difficult pregnancy that included all sorts of hospital time but in the end she has a perfectly healthy baby and is now looking to get back to her healthy self once again.
Alexandria is not diagnosed with UC at the moment, but she’s worried she might have it and being only 18 years she’s super worried that her life is just not going to be everything she expected moving forward. Life sure goes on, and all sorts of great things can happen UC or not, so give her a read and a comment to help her through!
Natacha was recently diagnosed, scared as hell to change her diet, and a self proclaimed nail-polish freak from Canada.
Scientists are making some MAJOR news this week with the releasing of data linking gut bacteria imbalances to Crohn’s Disease which is another member of the IBD family. LOTS of reasons to be excited about this new science.
This terrible disease has given me the ability to truly see what I have. Colitis may have taken away some things, but it isn’t permanent, and this knowledge combined with my new ability to appreciate all of the other amazing things that I have going for me is my greatness.
Find out what Kim is doing to put an end to the 6 years that have taken place since her diagnosis. She’s finally got a new plan to attack the colitis symptoms, and she’s looking for 2014 to be a breakthrough year.
Ashley’s having a really hard time explaining UC to other people including her family members. These others just don’t seem to understand what its all about. What’s your solution to talking with others about UC?