Friends & Family

Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis

Mad Mom – My Son’s Still in the Hospital

Introduction: I am the mother of 14 year old boy, diagnosed in July 2013 with severe pan-colitis. I am interested in natural living (maybe a little “crunchy”) and the healing ability of the body when given the appropriate resources, so being forced into the medical system has been more than disturbing for me. My Son’s Colitis My son has been in the hospital for nearly… Read More »Mad Mom – My Son’s Still in the Hospital

My Boyfriend Has Colitis – Looking for Some Input

Introduction: My name is Merina, 25 years old from northern Ontario. My boyfriend and I have been together now for over 8 years. High school sweethearts, long distance relationship during college and recently just bought our first home and settling into our new careers! This year he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. January of this year my boyfriend was diagnosed with UC. This summer has… Read More »My Boyfriend Has Colitis – Looking for Some Input

Overwhelmed Worried Wife

Intro: Happily married to an amazing man with UC. We have four beautiful daughters together & I no longer know how to cook for my family =) Overwhelmed Worried Wife My husband had UC prior to our getting together, we thought he was healed. I had no idea it could go into remission, it has been over 10 years! Well now it’s back & my… Read More »Overwhelmed Worried Wife

Worried Wife

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 challenging with UC in our life as well. Worried Wife… Read More »Worried Wife