Shelley has been dealing with symptoms for several years but only towards the end of 2010 did she encounter a serious colitis flare for the first time. Since then, she has come to terms with the potential seriousness of the disease, and has found strength in knowledge, and is finding ways to move forward with her life again.

Knowledge = Happiness – My UC Story

Originally my purpose for writing about my Ulcerative Colitis was purely for therapeutic reasons, but given the opportunity to write about my experiences, so others may gain some understanding was to good to pass up. I am currently 24 years of age; I was first misdiagnosed 3 years ago. After 6 months of suffering in silence because of stubbornness, I finally went to see my… Read More »Knowledge = Happiness – My UC Story