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Pregnant and UC Flare

Pregnant and UC Flare

Meet Brookie G: I’m a 29 year old caucasian female from Minnesota. I’m currently 20 weeks pregnant. I have had IBS symptoms since junior high and spent the majority of my high-school years in the bathroom. How cool was that! But, I managed to keep it a secret from most people. I was diagnosed with […]

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Been Way Too Long

Been Way Too Long

Introduction: My name is Alex, im 32, and currently live on long island ny. I was diagnosed sometime around 2005, but never had any worse symptoms than a bit of blood in the toilet……..that is until april 2011. As far as hobbies, i have lots depending on what my condition will allow, but surfing is […]

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Human Strain in My Probiotic, What?

Meet Bev: Hey there everyone…Bev here….again….you all know my story…ad nauseaum I’m certain…lol….I’ve had UC for some 14 years now and currently completely in remission without meds!!! Yey!!! Why me?? Why not everyone?? My Symptoms: Zippety – doo – dah for UC symptoms at the moment! (And for the past 8 months!!!) I feel like […]

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11 Year Old With Ulcerative Colitis

11 Year Old With Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: Our 11 year old son was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. As parents we have learned one of the hardest things is not being able to “fix” the problem your child is having. Also making decisions for your child when you don’t know if it could possibly harm them. Symptoms: Son is symptom free at […]

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Farts and Arts

Farts and Arts

Introduction: Hey everyone. I posted a very hopeful story on Adam’s awesome site almost a year ago along with some UC inspired artwork… 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 […]

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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, […]

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Twas The Night Before My 1st Remicade Infusion

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 […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)