Archive | Colitis Stories

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.

jnigigi-logo

Ulcerative Colitis Fighter – Kenya

My family has been the most supportive people in my life since pre-diagnosis and even after the diagnosis. Whenever I’m at home my parents ensure I eat what does not aggravate my symptoms. When leaving the house they assist me to get all that I may require while I’m outdoors. The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative […]

Continue Reading 1
Paul-Logo

My Ulcerative Colitis Experience and Colonoscopy

I have never been in remission and struggle to get out and about without the occasional reluctant help of loparidamide(imodium) due to the ridiculously frequent BM’s. On the plus side I have no pain and for the last 18 months have rarely seen blood. I also remain positive regarding eventually getting into remission without an […]

Continue Reading 4

A Lifetime with IBD

Brief Intro so you can get a feel for Ann: About 1972 (27yrs old) mother of 2, was told by my MD that I had Proctitis and should not do stool tests as there would always be blood in it. There was no internet and so knew very little about it. Wasn’t sent to specialist […]

Continue Reading 1
Lara-having-fun-picture

Link Between Thyroid Cancer and UC?

I am 32 years old. I have had Ulcerative Colitis for almost seven years now. I am married and have the most amazing husband. I truly adore him. :) I like to go to the gym and do a lot of cardio exercises. I enjoy swimming and trying all sorts of new restaurants. Lara’s Story […]

Continue Reading 1
my-uc-after-almost-10

Summer of 2017 & My Colitis Update

Hi everybody and thank you for following the website. I hope that everyone is finding some time to enjoy yourselves in a specially take part in some relaxation during the summer months. As many of you know I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in October 2008. At the time, my disease was extremely severe […]

Continue Reading 17

My Brave Fight with UC

Meet Conor: Im a graduate Biomedical engineering student (Graduating August cant wait!). I love the gym/ played rugby hurling and outdoor soccer(Slowly i will work my way back to gym and cycling in next few weeks!). Hoping to get a job in Engineering soon but i want to be full of energy and in a […]

Continue Reading 1
Kyle-2017-summer-logo

5 Year IBD Anniversary

Hello all, my name is Kyle and I am a teacher from a little town in Washington State. It has been quite some time since I put an update out on iHaveUC, and I apologize for that, but I haven’t had a whole lot to report regarding my, formerly UC, now Crohn’s disease. What makes […]

Continue Reading 3

A Newbie to Ulcerative Colitis at 71

Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 71 I’m a male 71 yeas old and was diagnosed with UC about 6 weeks ago! Previously I had occasional bleeding hemorrhoids for several years. About 1 year ago I had more frequent episodes with blood in my stool and mistakenly thought it to be the hemorrhoids, probably some denial […]

Continue Reading 20