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.

the symptoms so far…

My name is Carol , I am 52 and live in West Dorset by the beautiful Jurassic Coast. ,.I have stumbled across Adam’s site whilst looking for more information. I am still waiting for diagnosis, having had biopsies taken 10 days ago, my appointment with the gastro guy is 6 April…the word colitis was mentioned […]

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My Drugs

okay, today is March 8, 2010 and I have now added another drug to my list of medications I’ve taken, as well as another drug they’ll be giving me in the coming months. I thought I would type out a list of all my drugs to better give an idea of what some people might […]

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The Spoon Theory

I recently came across this article written by Christine Miserandino (www.butyoudontlooksick.com), called the Spoon Theory.  People always ask me what it’s like being sick with a chronic illness and it’s always been hard to explain. When I came across this article, it was as if I had a small epiphany, and I realized what an […]

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Welcome to My World

hey everyone. my name is Ash and I have ulcerative colitis – or to be more specific, pancolitis – which means my entire large intestine is diseased. I’ve had every medication and experienced and tried almost everything known for the disease.  here’s my story. I was diagnosed back in February 2006.  some people have symptoms […]

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some good stuff coming soon, not just me rambling

The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” is made available to all members of the 15,000 person newsletter group INSTANTLY. It is several pages of tips gathered from other people living with Ulcerative Colitis, and has ideas which can be put into action immediately. You will need to enter your email, and confirm the email […]

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Ulcerative Colitis Flare

When are you having a flare? Here is a video with me speaking the text from below, feel free to watch it or read the full story underneath. That’s a difficult question right? Well, maybe not really. If you are taking 1-2 craps/day and then all of a sudden move towards 4-10, I think most […]

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Colitis Joint Pains

 Do you have joint pains and colitis? I sure had that.  It’s been about six months now since it was really bad, but when those joint pains started, you’re not sure what to do.   If you are having joint pains with your colitis, you are definitely not the only one.  There are tons of us […]

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Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

Here is a video that talks about how you are really the one in control of your colitis. It is rated PG-13, not for less than teen agers. Having gone to hell and now back at a normal life, I understand how horrible the journey can be. It is definitely one of those experiences that […]

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Severe Ulcerative Colitis

How do you know if your Colitis is Severe? When do you join the Severe Club? How is any doctor to say you have mild colitis if you feel like hell all day?  Are you thinking about finding another toilet constantly?  How can a colonoscopy determine you have only medium colitis if you are not […]

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