I have UC, Now What?…

Hey Everyone! My name is Nikki and I’m 27 years old. It was this time last year that I got diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) October 11, 2011 to be exact. I was suffering for a few days before I went to the hospital to get checked out, I don’t have any health care right […]

6MP…To be, or not to be

Meet Dallas: Married father of 3. I have been flirting with flares on and off since I was diagnosed back in the summer of 2011. I have been spared the true nastiness of this disease–I realize it could be much worse. Some more about me: I enjoy reading, hanging out with the family and early […]

How Long Do You Fight the Inevitable?

Meet Joanna: I’m Joanna and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 17 after having some bleeding and being constipated for years. I’m 23 now and feel like I’ve tried everything. I’ve had 8 colonoscopies and my last three showed pancolitis. I’ve always been a natural type of person, never taking medicine unless absolutely necessary- that […]

Yeast Infections and Colitis

Yeast Infections Hey UC’ers, I need your help. Yesterday I received an email from a concerned UC’er who has been having an awful lot of trouble with chronic yeast infections.  This is a topic that has not been discussed in any detail so far on the site, but I’m really hoping that some of you […]

Dealing with Colitis as a College Student

Current Colitis Symptoms: Frequently running to the bathroom, the urge to go hits me very suddenly, diarrhea Meet Jessica: I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in August 2011. I am currently a freshman in college and hoping to reach remission soon! Some more about me: I enjoy photography, watching football (Go Panthers!), and hanging out […]