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Jamie’s story: part 2

I turned 21 in August 2003. I was still in remission at that point. I always had my colitis in the back of my mind after I thought it was gone but didn’t really think about it all of the time. December 2003 came. I remember going to the bathroom one night and seeing blood in my stool. I thought, “hmmm, any “normal” person that has… Read More »Jamie’s story: part 2

My Story

Hi there! My name is Jennifer. I am 33. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis almost ten years ago. I have been on daily meds ever since. I have been hospitalized three times, when medication was not able to control my symptoms. I always wanted children. Once married, my husband and I made the decision to immediately try to have a baby. I was surprised… Read More »My Story

The Signs of My Ulcerative Colitis

This is something that I don’t talk about very much, but it is very important.  In a nutshell, I probably waited 5 or 6 years and suffered with Ulcerative Colitis before I really did anything.  The biggest mistake of my life in-fact.  But its true. I can remember finally telling my wife that the reason I was taking so long in the bathroom was because… Read More »The Signs of My Ulcerative Colitis