Kourtney

I am a 22 year old PhD student who has lived with UC since the age of 16. My original diagnosis was proctitis, but it spread to pancolitis.

Journey to a J Pouch: Completed!

All in all, I know I made the right decision. I am 2 months out of my last surgery and feel great. Sure, some days I’m in pain from adhesions or butt burn, but absolutely none of this compares to the hell I was living in with UC.

22 Years Old and Facing Surgery

Meet Kourtney: I am a 22 year old PhD student who has lived with UC since the age of 16. My original diagnosis was proctitis, but very recently it has spread to pancolitis. Some more about me: I study Russian language and literature and I absolutely love it! I’ve finally found the thing I’d like to dedicate my life to studying, and I’ll be damned… Read More »22 Years Old and Facing Surgery