Our Stories

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


Is my immune system too s...

Author Image MarkRimer
Joined Sep 7, 2019

I was diagnosed with UC on 9/11/17 so just about 2 years ago exactly and it’s been a grind to say the least.  ... read more

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Author Image gandy124
Joined Sep 2, 2019

Having Colitis

Hi My name is Yenny and I am from Colombia. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis´s desease in March 2019. One y... read more

Drug free since diagnosis

Author Image nrustigi
Joined Aug 29, 2019

In 2005, I entered my freshman year of college. I was super sick and was finally diagnosed with Crohn’s disease by... read more

How I manage my UC

Author Image jgrubb44
Joined Aug 26, 2019

Hey y’all, I’m here to help people with Ulcerative Colitis. I’m Joshua, I’ve had UC sense I was ... read more

My Story

Author Image jstyler
Joined Aug 23, 2019

I was dianigosed with Crohns Diseaes in January of 2019, after having a colonoscopy in November and the doctors not seei... read more

Crohns or not

Author Image Kathleen
Joined Aug 21, 2019

I was diagnosed with Crohns in 2008 and have never taken medication due to the side effects. I have managed my condition... read more

Colitis and Working out

Author Image arniestrebe
Joined Aug 11, 2019

I was diagnosed in 2008.  I was misdiagnosed in 2007 and was told I had hemorrhoids and that's why I was bleedi... read more

My story

Author Image LeslieAnaya
Joined Aug 4, 2019

Hi y’all  my name is Leslie and I’m 18 year old and I was just diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and th... read more

So far

Author Image Audlou1
Joined Aug 3, 2019

I got diagnosed in Fall of last year when I was 14. I had lost 23 pounds and had abdominal pain for weeks. I was very fa... read more