Introduction: I am 37 and married with 3 children. My Husband has UC and I am interested in finding out more about the emotional side of UC. Some more about me: I am a teacher in Australia. My husband and I have 3 children. Our youngest has type 1 diabetes which makes our life extra […]
Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis
Introduction: My husband, age 43, was recently diagnosed with UC, in July of 2013. We live in Florida and have a 10 year old son. I tend to eat a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly, however, my husband is and has always been inclined toward eating “junk,” and has a great fondness for food, […]
Introduction: I am an 18 year old girl living in Toronto, Canada. I personally do not suffer from ulcerative colitis, however; a very special and close friend of mine does and I constantly surf this website searching for support and answers, which I find very helpful. He has been diagnosed with colitis for a year […]
What can you tell someone who is watching his partner suffer, waste away?
Introduction: Hi I am the wife of a 59 year old recently diagnosed UC sufferer. This person had no symptoms prior to having BP medications changed to a Generic Drug. However, he had developed an itcy shin rash under the skin on his face and GP was trying to cure with antibiotics, for approx 2 […]
I’m a wife of an ulcerative colitis patient and along with all of the symptoms, its often hard to explain to others how this disease has changed us both mentally and physically.
My sister has UC for over a year now, and has not responded to treatment (various drugs including prednisone) and has had pins and needles with prednisone. Her doctor says there is no link between the two and he also says that diet isn’t a factor in the illness – I consider this to be […]
Meet the Mom behind the Story: I am the mother of a 13 year old who was diagnosed with Severe Ulcerative Pancolitis in July 2012. My husband also has mild colitis which is controlled completely through controlling stress, diet and yoga. Colitis and Testing for Food Allergies My 13 year old daughter was diagnosed with […]
Introduction to Mrs. Huds: I’m Mrs. Huds and my husband of 8 years has been diagnosed with UC for at least the last 4. Our 5 year old only knows a sick daddy. What Led Me to Believe Something Was Wrong? His tummy was ALWAYS hard. For most people, that’s a good thing. It was […]