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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Melatonin and Fasting (2 New Ulcerative Colitis Management Ideas)

I recently sent an email asking for any tips for managing Ulcerative Colitis (to everyone on the Newsletter Group), and I received several comments. Two of them I want to share with you as they haven’t been highlighted before on the site, so a big thanks to both David and Rod for sharing the ideas with me! Below are the messages I received, first the… Read More »Melatonin and Fasting (2 New Ulcerative Colitis Management Ideas)

Nori Health chatbot coach program enters pilot phase, discounted early access available

Startup Nori Health will soon introduce their chatbot (computer-driven) coach for people living with IBD and chronic IBS, with the goal of helping them discover and change lifestyle factors that impact mental and physical well-being. After successfully testing with the Dutch Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, it now enters the pilot phase with hospitals and insurers globally. Roeland Pater, founder of Nori Health and Crohn’s sufferer… Read More »Nori Health chatbot coach program enters pilot phase, discounted early access available

No Colon Still Rollin (I want that t-shirt from a video interview I watched on here)

I am 51 years old and I have written at least two stories on here in the last ten years. This will be my third I think. I appreciate this forum for voicing my experiences. I can’t remember any passwords or profile information but I know I have them. I am married with three children. Two of my children are adults and one is twelve… Read More »No Colon Still Rollin (I want that t-shirt from a video interview I watched on here)

Me and My Crohn’s – Year 7

  It’s crazy to think that It’s been 7 years since I got diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, some of the moments I remember like they were yesterday, some of them, I think my brain has tucked back into a hidden place never to surface again. Oh yeah, my name is Kyle, I am a 35-year-old 7th grade teacher from a small town in WA… Read More »Me and My Crohn’s – Year 7