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First Flare Nightmares

First Flare Nightmares

Introduction: My name is Allison and I’m a 31 year old Texan (currently melting in the hot, hot Texas summer heat!). I was diagnosed with UC in November 2010 and up until recently had not really been inconvenienced by my UC. That said, I am (was?) a very active person. I love yoga, tennis, taking […]

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The Longest 7 Months Ever

The Longest 7 Months Ever

Introduction: I’m 24 years old. College student, was supposed to graduate in May but was to sick to finish school. Played 4 years of college basketball. Diagnosed with UC in December 2011. What My Symptoms are Like: once in awhile i have bloody stools, cramps. My Story: Like i said in my introduction, i was […]

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Can MAGNETS Help Colitis?

Introduction: I am 32 years old. I have had ulcerative colitis off and on since I was 20. Usually I can get into remission pretty quickly with kefir. I’ve taken steroids and lialda which didn’t really do anything. Now I started using Neodymium magnets to help. It has helped a lot. I’m not in remission […]

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Dying to Find Out...

Dying to Find Out…

Meet Roberto: My name is Roberto Lopez, I’m 23 years old. My hobbies are computer games, fixing computers, and paintball. I currently live in San Diego to work and my family is in Mexicali. My Symptoms: Some little blood and mucus once in a while. My Story: Sorry for making it a bit long. I […]

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Remicade: Absolute Miracle

Introduction: my name is Jamie, I’m 18 years old and from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on September 6th 2011, started Remicade March 31st 2012. My Symptoms: NONE! completely symptom free as of now thanks to the miracle drug that is Remicade. My Story: I’ve been waiting for the day that I […]

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My Body is a Rebel

My Body is a Rebel

Introduction: My name is Natalie. I live in Ohio and I am married with 3 beautiful kids. I was diagnosed with U.C. while 6 months pregnant with my second baby and 20 years old. I have been living with this disease for 7 years now. The doc says I have an unusually severe version and […]

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2012 Colitis Camping - Video Included

2012 Colitis Camping – Video Included

Hey there UC’ers of the world, I hope you all have a few laughs with this years Colitis Camping Video that’s down at the bottom of this post, but most importantly, there’s a few serious messages that I hope seep in too. I’ve learned a ton ( or should I just say CRAPLOAD) from everyone […]

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Hang in There

Hang in There

Introduction to Naomi: Hi, I’m Naomi. I’m 51 years old and had ulcerative colitis since I was 25 and still going strong. My Symptoms: Frequency and lower back pain and pain in the joints My Story: I was diagnosed when I was 24 years old. Took me about a year before that to pluck up […]

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Cheer Up Everyone and Let’s Figure This Out

Introduction: Hello dear band of brothers in this UC/CD war, I am a 24 female from China, got my statistics master degree in U of Minnesota, MN and worked at Tampa, FL. My Symptoms: If you have UC, what symptoms do you have currently? cramping and urgency before BM Can not gain weight fatigue, especially […]

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INTESTINES! Why Have You Forsaken Me!

INTESTINES! Why Have You Forsaken Me!

Meet Justin: Hey I’m Justin from new Mexico. I’m writing an update from my original post “just diagnosed what do I do” I’m 26 and was diagnosed with uc early June. After the diagnosis everything was going great for the most part. The prednisone was controlling the flair pretty well, I was having few symptoms […]

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Getting Prego with UC/ Lialda

Introduction: Hi Everyone!! My name is Jennifer I’m 29. I have an amazing husband of 5 years. No children yet :( I work as a registered nurse at a very busy hospital. I’m from New Jersey. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 10 years old. I have had this disease for a LONG […]

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Living with Ulcerative Colitis

Living with Ulcerative Colitis

Colitis Symptoms: Visiting the toilet so many times day, passing lots of blood and diarrhea, bad abdominal cramps. My Story: My name is Beverley living in England London, age 46 and yes I do have UC, Thank you for e-mail, reading all the stories on your website, which I can relate to very well. I […]

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