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College and Colitis

My name is Matt and I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2013 after struggling with symptoms for about 6 months prior. I played hockey in high school and continue to play hockey in college. I was out of a flare for about a year and a half, symptom free and living normally. I was able to eat anything and drink anything as well. Colitis… Read More »College and Colitis

11 Years with UC and Going Strong Even as a College Student

Meet Allie: My name is Allie. I am 19 years old and sophomore in college. I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis since I was 8 years old so more than half my life. I’ve always been a dancer and dream of being an elementary school teacher when I graduate from college. Some more about me: I am a good listener, but have a hard time opening up… Read More »11 Years with UC and Going Strong Even as a College Student

Dealing with Colitis as a College Student

Current Colitis Symptoms: Frequently running to the bathroom, the urge to go hits me very suddenly, diarrhea Meet Jessica: I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in August 2011. I am currently a freshman in college and hoping to reach remission soon! Some more about me: I enjoy photography, watching football (Go Panthers!), and hanging out with my friends, (always near a bathroom of course). Colitis… Read More »Dealing with Colitis as a College Student

College Life, Being 21 and Having UC

Introduction: I am 21 years old, attending Saint Louis University in Missouri. I am a undergrad in the Occupational Therapy program there. I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis for about 3 years, and it’s been a roller coaster ride. I absolutely love to travel! I’ve actually been called a gypsy on more than one account. I love to go camping, horseback riding, fishing, wake-boarding and anything involved… Read More »College Life, Being 21 and Having UC