Introduction: Hey everyone. I posted a very hopeful story on Adam’s awesome site almost a year ago along with some UC inspired artwork…http://www.ihaveuc.com/attn-people-feeling-like-uc-haswill-consume-your-life/ Im not writing to vent about my symptoms today because i dont have any (awesome), everything has been normal with the exception of a week long flare after a week of fairly […]
Meet Amelia: Age 74,female, history of bowel trouble, able to work with it , affected by stressful jobs, food, insomnia, difficulty when visiting,. Had bowel resection 2006 for diverticulitis, would not solve IBS as Dr reminded me Also have IC (take Elmiron, follow diet,mostly) Take Venlafaxine for depression, 75mg, mild dose, Along with increasing urgency, […]
Introduction: My name is Kyle. I was diagnosed with UC in July 2012. I posted my story on here a couple weeks ago, title “Joined team UC in July… World Rocked in August.” I still have an amazing wife who has stuck by my side through thick and thin. I work in the school district […]
Adam talking about alcohol, surveys, and why it’s so important for ALL OF US to get our learn on about ulcerative colitis. Oh yeah, there’s a song at the end of the video too.
Introduction: I’m 29 and have been living in Ulcerative Colitis denial for 12 years. Finding this site has really helped me to understand it (much more than a doctor has bothered to explain) its been great for resource, latest research and just reading about others who are in the same boat as me… Below is […]
Introduction: Hi. I am 41 years old and was diagnosed with Chron’s at age 20. Recently, my colonoscopy showed I have also developed ulcerative colitis, so now I am dealing with both. Current Symptoms: Fatigue, anemia, sudden weight loss/gain, bloating, bleeding with stool, gas, cramps, joint pains, diarrhea, constipation, mucus like stools – just to […]
Introduction: Hi all, I am Julie, 48 years old, usually very active, I live in the UK and am a deli chef full time. I have 3 beautiful grown up children and 1 grandaughter. My life consists of regular exercise, socializing with friend and frequent travel. My Symptoms: I am currently in the throes of […]
Introduction: 23 yo male, living with bowel problems my whole life, diagnosed with Ulcerative colitis 8 years ago. My UC has been kept fairly under control the whole time with just Lialda, but recently the UC has started to take control. I am terrified of going down the slippery slope that is prednisone and remicade, […]
Trying to stay positive after a recent colitis diagnosis and dealing with an inflamed colon and taking lialda and prednisone right now.
Introduction: Hey! I am CJ. I am a freshman college where I play baseball while studying physical education. I am from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. I was diagnosed with left sided ulcerative colitis in 2009. Have had one major flare since diagnosed where I lost 20 pounds in two weeks. Die hard Yankees […]
Baker’s Previous Post: UC Journey to J-Pouch Time For Surgery: As a follow-up to my original post, I wanted to write-up my experience investigating and ultimately coming to the conclusion that I would proceed with J-Pouch surgery. As I write this I’m now 4 days away from my first surgery, still very nervous but also […]
Meet Beth: I love muscadine grapes, I’ve worked on Wall Street and been on welfare, I once vaulted a 4-foot stream to get away from a bear (despite having it drilled into me that you DON’T run). I close my eyes when I dance to Orgone, and given the right circumstances I could do that […]
Introduction: I’m a mum to 2 cheeky boys – almost 1y and 3ys – and wife to one (I live in New Zealand and have a degree in Marketing and Finance but choose to be a stay at home mum. I’m 29 and my Ulcerative Colitis story started at a young 17. Colitis Symptoms: Bloating, […]