It’s All So New To Me

Intro: I was diagnosed October 2012, after months of symptoms that were strange to me. I had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, anemia, and internal hemorrhoids. This was in the middle of a very bitter divorce from an abusive spouse. Some more about me: I survived an abusive 10 year relationship and […]

Who Knew Life Would Bring Me Here

Introduction: Hi. My name is Mary and I am 62 years old. I was diagnosed in the spring of 2012 with UC in the lower left side. Thankfully I am retired and my kids are grown because I just can’t imagine trying to work and raise a family with the way I feel when in […]

A Long Overdue Update

Introduction: I was diagnosed with UC 2 years ago. I’ve had to make some adjustments in my life, but it has helped me maintain remission. Some more about me: I work hard, play hard, and sleep hard. Symptoms: Blood Slightly loose stools, but mostly solid A Long Overdue Update It’s been a while since I’ve […]

Son Diagnosed at 14

Hi. My name is Maggie and I’m from NY. I just thought I would share my story regarding my son’s diagnosis at the age of 14. Thanksgiving day 2010 (11/25), was my son’s 14th birthday. Not long after eating Thanksgiving dinner, he started feeling cramps, used the restroom and told me he had diarrhea. I […]