I’m a 60 year old male from the United Kingdom, 6 weeks into being diagnosed with UC and pneumonia. Fumbling around trying to find out what I can and can’t eat. Some more about Tony: 2017 in January approx. 16-17 I began to lose weight at an alarming rate through having diarrhea which lasted about two months. In that time I lost four stone in… Read More »Very Scared of What Lays Ahead
Right after you are diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, it FOR SURE is an awful time. With doctor appointments nearly every day, and medications needing to be picked up from the store and countless visits to the bathroom each day…it’s not a fun time. But like other parts of UC, the diagnosis period is part of the process to getting things under control and the stories below detail first hand experiences of what it is like.
Selene is a newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and is figuring out how to cope with the complicated process of figuring out medications.
Meet Roxy: Roxy, 27 Chinese, living in Asia. Happily married and now expecting our little precious cupcake! Enjoys exploring different cultures and trying weird foods. Used to workout diligently daily, hardcore weights and insanity. Cut down a lot and mainly walking and hiking since I discovered I’m newly pregnant. Current Symptoms: Mild flare and getting almost normal. Roxy’s Story 2 years [highlight]ago[/highlight] – gassy, with well… Read More »Mild Flare Came and Left, got PREGNANT, what is this?
I’m new to this. I’m here to learn and contribute. If I can get into remission, I am interested in being medication-free with focus, time, and effort. I just turned 31 and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis one week ago. As far as I knew, I was completely healthy 2 months ago with the exception of some minor things. My doctor reported that my… Read More »Rachel’s Story: Diagnosed on My Birthday and Just Want to Be “Myself” Again
I’m from New Jersey. I lived a pretty normal life before I got UC. I went to community college where I studied nursing. I watched a lot of TV. I hung out with friends. I used to eat basically anything that I wanted. I don’t really know what suddenly caused me to flare up because it’s not like I changed my diet or anything. My… Read More »Virginia’s Colitis Story