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Round 1 Down in J Pouch Surgery – What to Expect Next

Intro: I am in the Canadian Military and first noticed symptoms while on exercise. I play a lot of sports and workout daily. Current Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis: I currently have no UC symptoms. Lewis’s J Pouch Story: I just had my first surgery of three. I am having a J-Pouch created over three surgeries. I was sick of being on meds and the risks… Read More »Round 1 Down in J Pouch Surgery – What to Expect Next

Anyone Completed a Med Board and Still in the Military

Meet Woody: I found out I have ulcerative colitis in 2009 while I was deployed. I’m in the Air Force and in security forces. Symptoms: I have no symptoms right now. Completing the Med Board with Ulcerative Colitis I found out I have ulcerative colitis in 2009 while I was deployed. I showed no normal symptoms for colitis. I just had to use the bathroom… Read More »Anyone Completed a Med Board and Still in the Military

Well This Is Gonna Suck…

Introduction: not sure what to say… I’m 33 and currently in the military. Have a very active lifestyle that’s appears to be coming to a screeching halt!! I was diagnosed about 4 years ago but never told what it was.. Basically ignored it until recently.. Now I’m lost and feel like my life’s about to change in a huge way. Im from Utah but have… Read More »Well This Is Gonna Suck…

Proctitis is Depressing and Evil

Introduction: Happily married man with a beautiful wife and daughter. I’ve been a military man for 17 years and some. Living in Europe. Recently moved here from Asia. My Colitis Experience: I’m active duty military, and my story began in December 2010. Blood! To the doctor I went. Underwent a colonoscopy in January 2011 and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis. I wish I knew then… Read More »Proctitis is Depressing and Evil