Current Colitis Symptoms: Loose stools, diarreah sometimes, urgency, frequent bm, sometimes with bleeding. Hi,My name is Julie.I’m 34 years old.I’m happily married and a mother of two bright children.I was diagnosed with uc 7years ago. I live in sunny OC California.I used to love meeting friends, having good foods, and just hanging out. It’s hard to do it anymore, b/c of uc is controlling my… Read More »Urgent: Need Advice on Deciding J Pouch Surgery!
Surgery – Before
Ulcerative Colitis Patients before having colon removal surgery. The blog postings go into details about the questions that run through the heads of UC’ers before getting their colon removed and questions to others who have already had the experience on what to expect afterwards.
I’m Megan, I live in San Diego with my best friend and partner in crime, Robert. We love the ocean and our furry dog , Harper Lee. Robert has lived with severe UC for over 5 years now. I’m always looking for ideas to get support, share ideas, and learn more about how to help him live a better life and work towards health. Hi… Read More »Getting Ready to Go Under the Knife
I am a 21 year old male who had been suffering severely with UC since 2009. I am on the brink of having surgery but I’m having great difficulty in making a decision. Hobbies: Taking a crap multiple times a day, taking medicine, sleeping, eating A LOT… If you count these as hobbies :) All of the UC symptoms and much more… Should I Have… Read More »Should I Have Surgery or Not?
Intro: I was diagnosed with UC in the beginning of 2011… It took me a long time to go to the doc about my urgency and blood in the toilet issues, and even when i finally went and had the colonoscopy, it took another 9 months to get into remission… I am pretty sure i have had UC for more years than i have been… Read More »To Surgery or Not to Surgery?
Who’s David… I`m single age 62 and retired from my working career of 40 years. Nine years ago I was diagnosed with UC. My father also had UC for many years before passing away at age 66. David’s Story: I was diagnosed 9 years ago with UC, now classified as severe chronic left sided UC. I`ve been through many of the medications available to treat… Read More »Decision Time – Surgery?