ulcerative colitis ebook

There and Back Again: A UC Tale

Introduction: I am 19 years old and am currently an undergraduate student at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. I was diagnosed just before finals week of my first semester in college, about a year and a half ago now, and I have been riding on the UC rollercoaster ever since. I like to read, […]

Struggling Athlete Seeks Advice

Intro: My name is Heather and I’m 28 years old. I live near Detroit, Michigan and I was diagnosed with UC in 2008. The most important thing in my life (next to family) is my running. I recently became a sponsored athlete but unlike most runners, I have a huge challenge with keeping my UC […]

Domino Effect of UC

Hi, I am from England and live an active life involving many different sports and I get to travel around a bit to different countries through work and personal ambitions. Worried how my life will be determined by UC!! Symptoms: Up to 6 BM a day. Once I have a soar knee during a ‘flare […]

In High School and in Pain

Introduction: I am in high school. I wrestle as well as do other sports and activities in and out of school. My life has slowed down tremendously since my diagnosis. Current UC Symptoms: cramping joint pain multiple bowel movements mouth sores (temporary) My Story: Ulcerative colitis is the first major thing that has happened to […]