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It’s All a Bit Too Much…

Introduction: I have UC.  For me, UC has been more of an emotional battle than a physical one, so far. I have had depression since I was 12 and I also have PTSD. I am a self harmer and also struggle with suicidal tendencies. All this was before I even had any Ulcerative Colitis symptoms. […]

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The Day That Changed My Life

Introduction: Hi I am a 31 year old mother of a 4 year old and 2 year old. I have been battling UC my entire life. I was finally correctly diagnosed in January of 2001. Story: Learning to deal with Ulcerative Colitis has been quite an adventure. As a young child I always complained of […]

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I Have UC Flyer

Hello fellow UCers. I’m writing this blog post to share with you a flyer I’ve designed. It’s a simple flyer advertising this support group and community of UCers, www.ihaveuc.com Simply click on the link http://www.sarahegrant.com/ihaveuc-flyer.pdf (or the image below), print it out, cut on the dotted lines, and hang it up in your local GI […]

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Help to Gain Weight, Alcohol Possible?

Hey all my name is Richard i’m now 29 my birthday was today and i have had Ulcerative Colitis for about 4.5 years. I have never really been in full remission apart from the first year when taking high amounts of prednisolone, battling my energy and weight is the biggest task for me. My lifestyle […]

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In Need of Encouragement

Hello All… My name is Shay I have had ulcerative colitis since I was 17, I was diagnosed while still in High School It took a while and many doctor visits finally I was sent to A GI and he was able to tell me exactly what the problem was. It changed my life Dramatically. […]

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Elecare Liquid Diet

Intro: Hi, My name is Matt and i am 24 years old. I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis for about 3 years or so. I have been in remission for the past year but am currently dealing with a flare up. Just trying to get through the days until this thing is over without […]

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I Have Ulcerative Colitis Update for April 2011

Hey There UC’ers, It’s April, and its time for a website update: Here’s the news: 1.  The 2011 Writing Contest is moving right along, and there have been a lot of new stories in the past month.  The current leaders with the most unique story readers are: Tara’s story: http://www.ihaveuc.com/im-on-the-gaps-diet-to-treat-crohns-ulcerative-colitis-and-its-working/ So far,  1021 unique people […]

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I Pulled Myself Out of a FLARE

Hi all. Just a quick story about my colitis battle. I started with c-diff infection 3 years ago and have had some ups and downs, including a nasty dvt blood clot and being on coumadin and prednisone for 6 months. Each time (3) I have flared while tapering off prednisone and would suffer for a […]

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Taking The Disable out of Disability

Today is a very special day because it is a time to remember many of us who have “disabilities” whether it is mental illness, a physical disability, Autism, ADHD, OCD, IBS, IBD, Crohn’s Disease or in my case, Ulcerative Colitis. Ulcerative Colitis is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease that I am born with though I wasn’t […]

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