After only 10 months since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, Michael has found remission and has some simple tips on how to get there. Even though there were times when he had no idea how the bleeding and colitis symptoms would stop, they most certainly have, and he wants others to feel the same way […]
The stories listed below are Ulcerative Colitis stories with happening endings submitted users of the site who are some kick-butt UC’ers!
If you’re ever feeling crappy and starting to doubt that you’ll be back to normal and running good again, be sure to stop by here and take a read through what others are up to for controlling the colitis symptoms and getting back to a happy life that we all deserve.
I was diagnosed in 2001 with this disease and have had ups and downs over the years. I started out as a mild case but in 2009 turned into more of a severe case. I have had about 6 colonoscopies and have been on several meds. Some more about Kimberly: So…I have two beautiful daughter-my […]
Hey UC’ers, What is UP? I hope you are all excited that we’ve got a weekend coming real soon, should be some relaxing for some of us right?:) Things are going pretty good right now UC wise and I wanted to explain. I’m pretty sure some of my thinking can help some others with UC […]
Here are some main points I think are important for anybody living with UC or for relatives living near colitis, maybe some of this thinking will resonate with you too: Remission periods can be very long, or sometimes very short || We, the UC patients know our bodies real well, and we need to hold […]
So one or two years later and I am really sitting pretty. No more need for my emergency clothes bag, no more pads even and ZERO medication. I feel so happy, healthy and blessed. Really blessed, and so I want to share my story in hopes someone else might be blessed in the same way.
Intro: 25 year old graduate student, attempting to complete my PhD while battling ulcerative colitis. Diagnosed almost 10 years ago, went through 8 years of drugs before biting the bullet and jumping cold turkey into SCD. Haven’t looked back since. You can find my previous stories here: http://www.ihaveuc.com/author/kk-scder/ Some more about me: I was born […]
While visiting my fiance one weekend, she used the bathroom after me and noticed some blood in the bowl. She asked me about it, and I didn’t know what to say. After arguing for a while, I eventually agreed to see a doctor.
I’m terrific. I quit the meds, I stopped seeing my doctor, I stopped doing anything related to my UC. However, I’m working out at the gym, I ride my bike, I can drink (no beer), I eat almost whatever I want (no fruits, except for berries) and feel amazing.
It doesn’t change WHO I am. I am a crazy loud person who will talk to ANYONE about poop. I want everyone I know to talk to me if they think they may have a problem. I want to be that person that has an “incurable” disease that shows people life is still out there. […]
Intro: Hi I’m Andrew and moved to Canada in 1999 from Scotland. I currently live in Vernon, British Columbia with my wife and dog, Maverick. I am a coach and fitness trainer. Some more about me: I’m into many sports including skiing, training, biking. I raced for the national ski team in my youth and […]