Introduction: Hola! My name is Isabel! I was born in Mexico City but raised in the Bay Area (California). I am a 29 year old female, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis almost five years ago after giving birth to… Read More »Making Peace with Ulcerative Colitis – March 19th Surgery
Surgery – Before
Ulcerative Colitis Patients before having colon removal surgery
Introduction: I’m 46 and was finally diagnosed with UC in May 2011 after having symptoms for 6 years! Been through all the meds and doctor is starting to talk about surgery. I’m scared, frustrated and getting depressed! Am I Ready… Read More »Am I Ready For Surgery? J-Pouch or Not?
I’ve been taking steroids for so long that my body depends on them. When I wean off them, its always trouble. My doctor’s are finally thinking surgery is the best option.
Introduction: Hi all, my names Thomas and I’m a 6 year vet of UC with no Meds helping me out. What’s Happening With My Colitis: Hi all. Like I stated in my intro, I’m 6 years deep with Ulcerative Colitis,… Read More »A Veteran of UC, But Seem To Be Losing The War
Introduction: Hey people who’ve elected to get their colon’s removed, I would like some input. I’m possibly facing making a decision here soon on whether or not to remove my colon. Need some brave people who’ve had experience with this,… Read More »People Who Have Had Their Colons Out – PLEASE ASSIST