Introduction: I am the mother of 14 year old boy, diagnosed in July 2013 with severe pan-colitis. I am interested in natural living (maybe a little “crunchy”) and the healing ability of the body when given the appropriate resources, so being forced into the medical system has been more than disturbing for me. My Son’s […]
Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis
Introduction: My name is Merina, 25 years old from northern Ontario. My boyfriend and I have been together now for over 8 years. High school sweethearts, long distance relationship during college and recently just bought our first home and settling into our new careers! This year he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. January of this […]
Intro: My son has had Ulcerative Colitis for the past 7 years and is in flare up at the moment. We live in England near London and we are both very fed up with the disease. Diet and Farming Practices I do not want to say too much about my son as he is a […]
Intro: Happily married to an amazing man with UC. We have four beautiful daughters together & I no longer know how to cook for my family =) Overwhelmed Worried Wife My husband had UC prior to our getting together, we thought he was healed. I had no idea it could go into remission, it has […]
Introduction: I am 37 and married with 3 children. My Husband has UC and I am interested in finding out more about the emotional side of UC. Some more about me: I am a teacher in Australia. My husband and I have 3 children. Our youngest has type 1 diabetes which makes our life extra […]
Introduction: My husband, age 43, was recently diagnosed with UC, in July of 2013. We live in Florida and have a 10 year old son. I tend to eat a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly, however, my husband is and has always been inclined toward eating “junk,” and has a great fondness for food, […]
Introduction: I am an 18 year old girl living in Toronto, Canada. I personally do not suffer from ulcerative colitis, however; a very special and close friend of mine does and I constantly surf this website searching for support and answers, which I find very helpful. He has been diagnosed with colitis for a year […]
What can you tell someone who is watching his partner suffer, waste away?
Introduction: Hi I am the wife of a 59 year old recently diagnosed UC sufferer. This person had no symptoms prior to having BP medications changed to a Generic Drug. However, he had developed an itcy shin rash under the skin on his face and GP was trying to cure with antibiotics, for approx 2 […]
I’m a wife of an ulcerative colitis patient and along with all of the symptoms, its often hard to explain to others how this disease has changed us both mentally and physically.