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!
Stories from young people living with ulcerative colitis
Intro: Hi, I’m Jen and I was diagnosed with UC when I was 4 years old. I’m now a senior in high school and kind of freaking out about dealing with college and my UC. I am having a colonoscopy this month to check in and make sure my medication is still working. Some more […]
Intro: I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2012 when I was 16. I’m on my second year living with UC. My last colonoscopy was in May. Some more about me: Something interesting about me… well I used to be really into volleyball (I had to stop playing because of my condition). I also model […]
Introduction: Hello everyone! I was diagnosed with mild ulcerative colitis back in 2011, and it took about 7 months to get it under control (or so I thought). Then in the summer of 2012 my symptoms came back (because of a poor GI doctor), more violently than before and after a colonoscopy, I was diagnosed […]
Introduction: My name is Alex and I’m 18 years old. I live in Sweden. I was diagnosed UC in April 2008. I’ve read some of the stories on this site, and now I want to share a quick story of my life. I’ve never spoken to anyone with UC except a friend to my dad, […]
Introduction: I’m 18 years old just finished my last year of high school. I was diagnosed last year and had a colonoscopy done last month, wasn’t fun Some more about me: I’m from CT and have played hockey since i was a small child and can’t live without it. After winning a championship, I felt […]
Introduction: I am 23 years old, I was diagnosed when I was 16. I am a college student right now trying to cope with the stress of school and my UC. Some more about me: Come from a big family where UC runs in my family. My father has Crohn’s Disease and my sister has […]