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.

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Quit Smoking Again

I am currently in remission- and hope to stay so! I’m Wendy…I am a gardener, kayaker, nurse and cook. I live in rural Iowa and love being outdoors and hiking with my dogs. I got UC after quitting smoking in 2008 on my birthday. I was 43. I had a failed attempt at quitting smoking […]

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Been Here Before

Meet Matt: I am a 24 year old male who was diagnosed with UC when I was 18. Two years ago I had my last colonoscopy. This showed the inflammation was definitely less and not as high in the colon. I am currently going through a flare and I believe I’m overthinking everything. I have […]

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