Introduction: Hello, My name is Michael Schroll and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2010. I feel like I’ve tried everything but nothing seems to help. I had a recent colonoscopy on September 4th and have moderate to severe colitis with mostly my left side inflamed. Some more about me: I enjoy riding motorcycle and photography. I can juggle and am currently learning how… Read More »To J Pouch or Not to J Pouch?
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.
Introduction: I’m a 27 years old male from India suffering from ulcerative colitis since past 5 years . I was diagnosed with severe pancolits in Decemeber 2008. Some more about me: I love traveling and eating good food. Symptoms: I have about 10 bowel movements per day with no blood. I have lost a lot of weight in last 5 years. I feel fatigued and… Read More »Should I Opt For Surgery?
Introduction: Hi my name is Beverley (or Bev, I don’t mind :-) ) I am a 30 year old married mother of four from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Some more about me: I have been married for 10 years & have 2 boys (aged 14 & 6) & 8 year old twin girls. I started having problems & was referred to my gastroenterologist in 2001… Read More »Surgery Soon
Introduction: My name is Megan and I am from Victoria in Australia and am 22. I was diagnosed in Feb 2012 after months of living in the bathroom! Some more about me: I have just finished by degree in Biomedical science and I’m now doing honours in the area of cancer, although lots about UC keeps popping up! I enjoy (try to anyway) being outside… Read More »Is it Time to Slice and Dice?
Meet Jackie: Hello my name is Jackie and I am 30 years old. I am a 8th grade Science and Engineering teacher and I love my job even though UC is making it harder to do every year because you can’t just up and leave a class of 31 hormonal 13/14 year olds lol! I have had UC for about 9 years and it is… Read More »About to Become J-Pouch Jackie