Just Diagnosed

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.

Mild Flare Came and Left, got PREGNANT, what is this?

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?

Rachel’s Story: Diagnosed on My Birthday and Just Want to Be “Myself” Again

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