Intro: Nothing but negative emotions as I lay in a hospital bed (with solumedrol injections every 6 hrs into my IV)for the 5th time in 18 years fighting this disease. I am at my lowest. I am weak from not eating, crying uncontrollably and seeing nothing but bright red blood all day. Some more about […]
Peter goes into detail about what moved him to have surgery, what it was like, and all sorts of answers to questions that everyone submitted regarding the topic.
Intro: My name is Wendy, 59 years old, and currently very frustrated with the re-emergence of colitis symptoms just as I thought I had my life sorted and I could start doing things I enjoy, like traveling overseas and getting more involved in community projects and causes. Some more about me: I have had UC […]
Introduction: I have a nearly 16 yr old with UC. She was diagnosed at 8 yrs old. She is facing surgery. Our Story: Hi, i am writing about my teenage daughter who suffers badly from UC. She was recently admitted to hospital again for 5 days this time to be put on fluid and steroid […]
Find out why Alice B (10 years with UC) thinks UC’ers should remind their docs about Uceris aka Budesonide when prednisone fails
Jason’s 29 years old. Originally from New York, but has lived most his life in Southern California. And he’s new to UC. A DJ for 14 years and now working a morning radio show in Los Angeles is not easy, but the main goal is getting his UC under control ASAP!
Introduction: I was diagnosed in 1994, at the age of 20. I am now 40, and have been fighting UC for nearly half of my life. The first ten years were the same, flare Prednisone, flare, Prednisone. I had no idea of the dangers of steroids. The internet was not what it is today and […]