Our Stories

These special people inspire us with laughter and wisdom. Read their personal stories — or share one of your own.

FILTER BY

Story Image
Author Image SN009
Joined May 14, 2021

Life With a Rare GI Condi...

My journey with IBD began in January of 2018. I started suffering from extreme GERD, stomach pain, loss of appetite. Thi... read more

My Life With UC

Author Image VNels
Joined Apr 26, 2021

As a child, I was always sick - stomach flu, sore throats, ear infections, constant diarrhea. No one seemed to know why,... read more

My life with my disease

Author Image Leora Ballerina
Joined Mar 8, 2021

Hi. My name is Leora. I started feeling an awful pain in my stomach a little over a year ago.  The pain quickly sp... read more

Emotions and Diagnosis

Author Image Bassoons1
Joined Mar 1, 2021

Hey! My official diagnosis of Crohn`s disease just came in today. This was a pretty momentous occasion for ... read more

My Story

Author Image rileyevan
Joined Feb 25, 2021

Hi, I'm Riley, I'm 13 years old. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis last February in 2020. My pain was hor... read more

My life with UC

Author Image mirashrayer2
Joined Feb 18, 2021

Hi everyone, My name is Mira and when I was 11 years old, I went to sleepaway camp and while away from home I started g... read more

Story Image
Author Image clairelapat
Joined Mar 3, 2021

College with Crohns Pande...

My name is Claire  and I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh.  I am a microbiology major with minor... read more

College with Crohns Pande...

Author Image Mahroofee
Joined Jan 20, 2021

My name is Claire and I am a junior in college in Pittsburgh.  I am a microbiology major with minors in chemistry a... read more

My Diagnosis Journey

Author Image Daanya
Joined Dec 10, 2020

Im Daanya. Im 17 years old. I was just diagnosed with Crohns disease about 1 month ago. I was in the hospital for 12 day... read more