Jennifer’s Current Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Currently, I have been in a flare for over a month, has been on going for several months. Alot of abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, blood in stool, frequent porclin visits, depressed and literally feel like a prisoner in my body. Jennifer’s Story: Hello My name is Jennifer I suffer from Severe Ulcerative Colitis, for over 14 years. Over the last… Read More »Prisoner of My Body – Jennifer’s Ulcerative Colitis Story
Flares are one of the most hated parts of life for ulcerative colitis patients, but they are nearly inevitable so we just can’t avoid them completely. Below is a very long list of stories centered around different people from around the world living with UC who are in the middle of a flare. Some of the stories include solutions on how to get out of these situations and others are looking for answers. Read the stories and the comments to gain a full understanding of what its like to have active UC symptoms.
a little about her: My name is Beth and I have been living with UC for about 8 years, until last August it was very well controlled primarily with diet and 3 to 4 days of prednisone once to twice a year, usually when travelling. Then it all went you know where in a handbasket. I was up to 40 mgs of prednisone and NOTHING… Read More »Remission is Possible – NEVER Give Up
Meet Sean: About a year after moving to Portland,Oregon, I started going diarrhea 30-50 times a day while working as a mover. There was so much blood in every stool I passed, well I ignored this for about 2 years and just loaded up on anti diarrhea pills I bought at the grocery stores. I ended up getting toxic mega colon, severe pancolitis ulcerative colitis,… Read More »Living Through Severe Ulcerative Colitis
Meet Eleanor: Hiya on here for some guidance ans support to my recently diagnosed diseases and help and advice about pain management and urgency I am a single mum of 3 kiddies ans am a mature degree student currently separated from my husband of 3 years Her Colitis Symptoms: Blood mucus urgency to.toilet dry eyes bloating pain in abdomen Eleanor’s Story Hiya I am in… Read More »Indeterminate Colitis Proctitis – Eleanor’s Story
Meet Joan: Hi – I am a 52 year old mother of 4 adult children. I’ve been part of Adam’s site in the past and very thankful to be here. I have had UC (diagnosed) for 10 years now, but symptoms from the time I was a little kid, and my father had UC and brother had Crohn’s. I have had a consistent GI doc… Read More »Suddenly Stopped Being Able to Eat Any Solids for 4 Months