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Archive | Flares

Flares are one of the most hated parts of life for ulcerative colitis patients, but they are nearly inevitable so we just can’t avoid them completely. Below is a very long list of stories centered around different people from around the world living with UC who are in the middle of a flare. Some of the stories include solutions on how to get out of these situations and others are looking for answers. Read the stories and the comments to gain a full understanding of what its like to have active UC symptoms.

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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Things I Wish I’d Known During My Flare

Within my story there are many recommendations including: Diet, Medications, Physical and Spiritual things to consider. For six months from June 2014 I suffered through my worst ever flare-up of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I have had many mild/moderate flare-ups of ulcerative colitis, but in the past 5 years I had been mostly under control. Pooped […]

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Hats off to UC’ers !!!

Some more background: I love being with people and having fun with my family. Symptoms: I have frequent mood swings and been bleeding for quite a long time. Have lost weight too as it happens with most people with this disease. Hats Off to UC’ers Greetings to Adam and all. I am writing from New […]

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Andrew’s Colitis Story

Lately, I’ve been yo-yo’ing between feeling “okay” and feeling awful. My biggest symptoms are bleeding, joint pain, constipation and shortness of breath. I don’t totally understand what constitutes a “flare”? Is it different for everyone? Any way to tell when one is coming? Pooped More than Twice Today? Get on the FREE newsletter! UC Tips […]

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I Hate My Guts

Meet June: I was diagnosed with UC in 1999 while pregnant with my son. I still had a fairly “normal” life, only flaring maybe twice a year. My first hospital stay was in the summer of 2008 because nothing else was working to get my flare under control. I remember that was a very stressful […]

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Looking for Advice, Support & Wisdom…

Intro: I’m a 37 year old female, born in Scotland to English born parents, although my fathers lineage is Austrian Jewish. I am currently studying in my 3rd year of a degree in Civil Engineering. Some more about me: I am a rock climber, mainly indoors due to proximity to good outdoor stuff and having […]

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