Jonz

My name is a Jonz, a 40 year old college student in Sociology in the Hawaiian Islands. I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis by Dr. Grant Chen here in Honolulu, Hawaii who was from China but moved here to Hawaii to practice medicine. Ulcerative Colitis was actually something he learned in Shanghai so he was able to easily see the symptoms and know how to monitor it easier than my veteran general practitioner. What I am about to say that is quite unique about this situation is that UC is not only a major condition in my life, but a blessing in disguise which I will explain further. With UC, I entered a new chapter in my life and am ready to share that chapter.

Never Give Up On Life

Never give up hope and most importantly, never give up on life! I have been diagnosed with UC (Ulcerative Colitis) since 2008 but may have had symptoms since childhood (the 70s). The most empowering moment of my life was when the doctor explained to me what this illness was, what most likely (there is never a singular cause) is happening to me, and how to… Read More »Never Give Up On Life

Why Ulcerative Colitis is a Blessing in My Life

Introduction: My name is a Jonz, a 40 year old college student in Sociology in the Hawaiian Islands. I have been diagnosed with Ulceritis Colitis by Dr. Grant Chen here in Honolulu, Hawaii who was from China but moved here to Hawaii to practice medicine. Ulceritis Colitis was actually something he learned in Shanghai so he was able to easily see the symptoms and know… Read More »Why Ulcerative Colitis is a Blessing in My Life

All I want for Christmas is a few….red blood cells, and a good shot of Pred!

I Have UC background:  Diagnosed since May of 2008. Currently, I am a full time college student with funding by DVR. I live here in Hawaii and for yours since childhood, I have a variety of illnesses since childhood in now in retrospect, we can deduce it stems from UC. I am continuing with my education and using my experiences and challenges with UC to… Read More »All I want for Christmas is a few….red blood cells, and a good shot of Pred!