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 […]
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.
I am 51 years old. I was diagnosed with UC in 2009, but I had it for a year before that. I had an appendix operation that I started all the symptoms of UC right after and never recovered. I have two adult children and a 12-year-old and I am married. I was born in […]
A big thank you to the doctors and scientists from New Zealand who recently wrapped up their study titled: Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Thank you even more to those involved with the study for making the full text version available free for all the readers […]
I was researching PubMed today and wanted to post up several studies that have recently been published. Below is a list of several I hope you read and maybe learn something from:) (I’ve included some extracts in a few of them, but the links will take you the full study to read more.) For those […]
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 […]