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Optimistic

Optimistic

Introduction: 25 Year old Canadian who loves to play Hockey and Bass Guitar. Diagnosed with UC in August 2012 and currently trying to figure how it is going to affect my day to day life and what changes I need to make in order to cope with the disease. My Symptoms: Bloody Stools, Diarrhea (Nocturnal), […]

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Beginning My Fight Against Ulcerative Colitis

Beginning My Fight Against Ulcerative Colitis

Meet Pat: I was diagnosed with UC in July of 2009. I am twenty one years old applying to dental school. I am so relieved that I found this website and now I know that I am not the only one struggling with this disease. My Symptoms: For the past 3 years with ulcerative colitis, […]

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A Full Life of Sickness and Pain

A Full Life of Sickness and Pain

Introduction: I’m a 46 year old mother of 6,married for 27 years, diagnosed august 2009, living on the good old sunshine filled Gold Coast Queensland Australia. I used to own and ride horses. I bike ride, walk swim and am a carer for adults and children born with intellectual disabilities. My Symptoms: I am currently […]

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Currently experiencing a mild flare but as yet undetermined if the flare is going to be bad. Moderate bleeding, and gas and increasing trips to the bathroom.

A Long Journey

Currently experiencing a mild flare but as yet undetermined if the flare is going to be bad. Moderate bleeding, and gas and increasing trips to the bathroom.

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In the Middle of a UC Flare Up

In the Middle of a UC Flare Up

Introduction: UC and IBS patient for 12 years On Asacol and currently Rowasa Take Zoloft 75 mg for anxiety and 1 mg of Ativan when having an anxiety attack My Symptoms: having a flare since may My Story: I am so glad I found this community. I am currently suffering with my UC and having […]

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Halfway to the Rainbow - Surgery on Monday

Halfway to the Rainbow – Surgery on Monday

Introduction: Hi Everyone! It’s Isabel! I shared my story back in March 2012(Making Peace with Ulcerative Colitis) and I am just checking in with you with an update! If you haven’t read my story I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2007 when I was 25 years old. After being on Prednisone for almost five […]

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Where Is My Happy Husband?

Where Is My Happy Husband?

Introduction to Mrs. Huds: I’m Mrs. Huds and my husband of 8 years has been diagnosed with UC for at least the last 4. Our 5 year old only knows a sick daddy. What Led Me to Believe Something Was Wrong? His tummy was ALWAYS hard. For most people, that’s a good thing. It was […]

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UC and Diverticulitis???

Introduction: Hi there fellow UC’ers. My name is Jeannie. I’m married, 32 years old, and have 3 daughters. I was diagnosed with UC in December of 2009. My Symptoms: Currently, I feel pretty good ( except for Prednisone side effects). I am coming out of a flare up that began in July. My Story: In […]

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A Child with UC

Introduction: My name is Mark. I have a son who is 11 and was diagnosed with UC when he was 9. My wife and I are trying to find as much information as possible on children with UC. My Son’s Colitis Story: My son is currently in the middle of a flare up. It has […]

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