Intro: My name is Brittany and I’m 21 from Charlotte, NC. I’ve been battling Ulcerative Colitis for 5 years. I’m in college and I’ve found that it is much harder to focus on school and getting good grades when you are super sick all the time. I try not to let it beat me so I enjoy playing bingo, fishing, riding four-wheelers, and singing. I… Read More »UC Can NOT Beat Me
Introduction: I’m a 21 year old college student. I was diagnosed with UC – pancolitis – early this year in January. Almost went into remission when I stopped my meds. Worst decision ever. Will never do that again. Symptoms: Currently my symptoms are: urgency, frequency (3-5 times a day) My Story: Hey guys and girls,I am 21 years old. I’m a senior in college. I… Read More »Never Come Off the Medications (On Your Own)
I was diagnosed with UC (pancolitis) last year after 2 years of being symptomatic and progressivly getting worse. I was very unaware about what this disease was and how it could affect your whole life. I am a 25 year old very socially active woman and this disease almost put me in a dehabilited state. I was scared to go out with friends (especially out… Read More »I Urge Anyone Suffering with UC to Try This Diet
Last Thursday I had a colonoscopy. This was a check up as I had not had a scope in over two years. So I went through the usual preparations of cleaning my bowels and fasting. On the day of the scope I recieved the good news that my Colitis is now mild instead of severe which to me was huge seeing as I have Pancolitis… Read More »And so it begins!