The time is getting close with regards to several different vaccines being ready for the general public to help combat COVID-19. For those of us living with ulcerative colitis, it is once again a crossroads of tons of information, decisions we need to make, and trust in ourselves and the healthcare system. Not an easy time, but we have all been here many times before(well…minus… Read More »COVID-19 Vaccine Thoughts from a World Class IBD Doctor
Below are the complete list of stories that have been submitted by users of the website. They are mostly written by ulcerative colitis patients (UC’ers), but there are also some stories from parents, family, and friends of UC folks too. Some stories are about the initial diagnosis while others are about hard and sometimes happy times that follow after you know for sure you have UC.
I am 75 and diagnosed with UC in 2015 which I think was caused by months of antibiotics for infection after surgery. Current Symptoms: Bloody watery diarrhea with little stool,cramping,bloating and urgency. Awful fatigue and weakness and lightheadedness Karen’s Story: I am currently in a bad flare which has been going on for months. I am losing a lot of blood and watery stools. I… Read More »Karen’s Severe Flare Story
I am a 58 year old mom of two, Mimi of 2 and a dog mom. I have had UC for over 30 years and it alternately flares and then goes into remission only to return again for reasons I have yet to uncover. something interesting about me: I am a college student, trying to finally finish my degree. Current Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: I am… Read More »New to the Forums, Old to UC
This was a quick story in the form of a video mainly about the idea of adding more water than usual to my daily routine the past few months and how I think it has definitely made a positive impact on my life and general health. The goal is that others should be able to give this a try without too much hassel if you… Read More »Quick Update, thanks for asking Julie, you are too sweet, plus a Water tip
Hey UC’ers, What a crazy past few months for just about all of us eh..? I have been way absent from the site, but wanted to jump on to give a few quick updates. First is from a woman with IBD who is starting a Podcast for all of you, check out the message below: Hey Adam! I just wanted to e-mail you to inform you that… Read More »Some Updates In The Time of Corona Virus Plus Lemon Myrtle Tea News