Archive | February, 2011

Bleeding Bride

I’m 28 years old and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when I was 9. I’ve been in and out of remission my entire life. It should be the happiest time of my life as i’m planning for my wedding and killer honeymoon in June but of course it’s caused a flair up. I went in […]

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Feeling Hopeless

Well, lets see. I was diagnosed 8 years ago. Went in and out of remission, but never really had a bad flare before this one. It started last April, the bleeding, the cramping, the joint pains.. My urgency wasn’t too bad… maybe like 2-4 times a day, and usually always before 10am. Usually when I […]

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Checking In

It has been a while since I last posted here at The last time I posted, life was not going so well. I was dealing with a rotten flare – the first really serious flare I’ve ever had. Lets just say that last flare really made me realize the difference between a major and […]

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My Ulcerative Colitis Life So Far

Introduction: Hi, My name is Kelli, 32, from Nottinghamshire in England, & I have suffered with Ulcerative Colitis for near on 6 years now. My Story: Well, what can I say to express the relief I feel at finding this site?? If I said right now I’m brought to tears by the discovery, it wouldn’t […]

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Can You Beat This History

My Background with Ulcerative Colitis: I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in the mid-1970’s—my youngest child was in the 3rd grade (she is now 43). Until last month, I had been truly symptom-free for over 20 years. Can anyone beat that record? My Story: In the old days, (and there was no being put to […]

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