Introduction: 39, Male, diagnosed with UC in 2007, my mother has UC and had her colon removed and colostomy bag in 2006. Blue collar worker, enjoys being outside, Mt. Biking, hiking, kayaking, spending quality time with my 18 month old daughter. All things seriously compromised by UC. Symptoms: Currently having a mild flare. BM’s 10-20 […]
Introduction: I am 21 years old, attending Saint Louis University in Missouri. I am a undergrad in the Occupational Therapy program there. I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis for about 3 years, and it’s been a roller coaster ride. I absolutely love to travel! I’ve actually been called a gypsy on more than one account. I love […]
The Working and Having Ulcerative Colitis survey results are here. Not too long ago, 176 UC’ers from both the newsletter and the Facebook group shared a few minutes to complete the survey’s questions. That’s almost 200 people who participated which in and of itself is incredible. As you will see, the results and comments that […]
Introduction: I am a forty year old mother of two living in N San Diego County. I was first diagnosis ed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2001 (lower portion of colon affected). Symptoms: currently all my symptoms are gone! I feel better than ever! My Story: Suffering terribly, my daughter had a field trip to California […]
Introduction: Diagnosed in May 2011. Age 29. Always been a health nut with a good diet and daily exercise. A few periods of intense endurance training for marathons and Century Bike rides. Symptoms: Flare ups range from mild to moderate. Worst I’ve had is an 8 week flare that involved bloody diarrhea about 8-12 times […]
Does anyone who lives in a colder climate like Canada, notice a relief of symptoms in warmer climates? Like during a vacation to Cuba, Mexico, Florida, etc.??
7 Minute Video that is based on a story written by a fellow UC’er a few weeks ago. Finding ways to move past UC mentally is a HUGE part of the UC game.