The UC Saga

Intro: I am 43 year old woman from Douglasville, Ga. I have four grown children and 2 grandchildren and two more on the way! And been happily married for 22 years. Symptoms: Passing mucus or blood, arthritis, I even get ulcers in my mouth. My Colitis Story: I had smoked for about 15 years and […]

You’ve Probably Heard It All Before…

Intro: Dx: Proctitis 1998, Pancolitis in 2009. GI verbally called it Crohn’s in 1998 because of family history but I recently found out that he never actually put anything except “mild Proctitis” in my chart. I went without insurance from early 2000s until 2009 where ER visit for pain and bleeding and subsequent colonoscopy showed […]

Introducing Charis from Full Frontal Ostomy

HEY UC’ers, With a great idea from another IBD site, I’m really pumped about a new addition to this site.  Basically, it’s real simple:  there are some incredible people living with GI diseases who also make time to share their experiences on their own websites other than right here.  And, some of you old-time followers […]