Some details about Samantha: My name is Sam. I am a 25 year old mom in college struggling with ulcerative colitis. I live in a small town in Vermont on a little farm with my goats. Symptoms she’s dealt with: Stomach cramps, diarrhea, just all around feeling like you’re dying. I have been struggling with severe UC for years. I tried medications and countless trips… Read More »Some Helpful Advice
Surgery – After
Helpful ideas about diet, treatment, moving forward, and life after getting surgery for treating ulcerative colitis.
Hello there iHaveUCer’s! I’m back again with another update! I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2013, and wrote a piece for this website a couple days before I went under the knife to have my Colon removed in March of 2014 (link to original piece). My journey back to health was difficult. I was very weak after the surgery, and came down with an… Read More »Hello there iHaveUCer’s! (Collin Jarvis the Runner is Back)
I am a 20 years old. I run multiple online businesses and do freelance work. My UC was severe, but surgery has given me a 2nd chance at life. Follow me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jakeocallaghan) if you want to follow my recovery and check out my blog (jakeocallaghan.com). Some more about Jake: Crazy dude. Going to travel to/live in south America. Voracious reader – fiction and… Read More »A 2nd Chance At Life – Removing My Colon
Intro: I have had my colon removed this was due to bowel cancer not UC however I would think the after problems would be the same . I would like to point out that I am copping very well after having my bag removed and had J Pouch surgery however could someone please advise me ,I have a very sore back side that is very… Read More »Teamwork – Mick Never Had Colitis, But Cancer was Reason for Bowel Removal
Intro: Mary (Registered Nurse). Husband has had Ulcerative Colitis since age 30 (x 25 years). Want to share another positive story about someone who has had the surgery and feel it is a success story for their quality of life. Some more background: We live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (Northern Michigan). Like the small town setting and enjoy anything outdoors! We are very… Read More »My Husband’s Ulcerative Colitis and His New Quality of Life