Introduction: I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July of 2011 and didn’t take it too seriously in the beginning because didn’t realize what a flare up was, just thought I had to use the restroom a lot was… Read More »Acceptance, Embarrassed, and Feeling Frustrated
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.
Introduction: Hi, my names Jasmine and i am from the UK, East Anglia and turning 20 soon. I love spending time with my 2 year old little girl Sophie and seeing my family as well! My Colitis Symptoms: VERY bloody… Read More »2 Years Of Having UC and Still Don’t Have Control, Will Surgery Have To Be The Answer
Introduction: I’m 26 and I live in Portland, OR. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 16. I am currently in school for my MSW degree and working part time as a counselor. Symptoms: I’m having mild symptoms at… Read More »Feeling Hopeless and Needing Encouragement