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Archive | Colitis Stories

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.

UC Found During Pregnancy

I’m a female 36 years old. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 7/2002. Married w/ 3 sons. Also have GERD & IBS. Currently in flare-up. Suffering w/stomach problems for the last 25yrs. (H. Pyloria & peptic ulcers)Vegetarian Some more about me: Own business. Published writer. Ordained minister (Hindu). From NYC. Recently relocated to South Jersey. […]

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I’m All Better, Right?

I just turned forty in December and life was going pretty good. I live in Atlanta and enjoy being active. I have a horse I love to ride and spend time outdoors being active when I can. Pretty normal person with a pretty normal life. I was admitted to the hospital when I went to […]

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Video Q&A: About Bleeding, Flares, Diet and Pregnancy

  A BIG Thank you to  Jennifer, Amanda, Lisa and Brandee for your questions.  For sure there are tons of other UC’ers with very similar if not identical questions like yours. And, for anybody who has some comments or additional ideas, please feel free to post them below in the comments sections. Here are the […]

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My Fiance Has Moved in and Now I Have Issues!

Meet Lara: I’ve had UC for three years. I’ve got a great job, great family support, and a man who adores me. I’ve also got two cats, whom I absolutely love and cherish. Some more about Laura: I’m getting married in three weeks. Symptoms: Some blood with solid BM’s. Occasional pain. Lara’s Story: It’s been […]

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Natural Helpers

meet Sharon: Walkingshaz7(social media handle) I try as much herbal medication as I can. was diagnosed with UC in 1995 and had 2 years of hell in and out of hospital. Me and my family thought u was dieing. I was on prednisalone for 6 months but to no avail. So my brother researched everything […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)