My name is Heather and I'm 28 years old. I live near Detroit, Michigan and I was diagnosed with UC in 2008. The most important thing in my life (next to family) is my running. I recently became a sponsored athlete but unlike most runners, I have a huge challenge with keeping my UC at bay so I can stay healthy enough to train. I would greatly appreciate any and all advice from my fellow UCers on how you manage to stay active and exercise with this disease. Thank you in advance for your support!