Our Stories

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


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Author Image pw21houston
Joined Jan 30, 2018

Battles with UC

I was diagnosed with UC in 2008 and it has been hard coping with a chronic condition.  Understanding that your life... read more

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Author Image sargunhanda
Joined Jan 23, 2018

How I conquered IBD and d...

I was diagnosed with IBD 6 years ago, on my 10th birthday. Not the best birthday present, right? I didn't reall... read more

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Author Image kalifan
Joined Jan 12, 2018

no colon still rollin

Being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 16 years old was a hard pill to swallow. Being someone who hated taking pills... read more

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Author Image TobyBiery
Joined Jan 7, 2018

Surgery was the answer fo...

In 1995 I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis.  I was prescribed Sulfasalzine for several years and it worked gre... read more

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Author Image dlcarbone13
Joined Jan 2, 2018

The search for a Diagnosi...

I worked as a lifeguard for 8 years. Every summer I would look forward to reuniting with coworkers, enjoying the sun and... read more

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Author Image kk1211
Joined Dec 16, 2017

My story of my CD and get...

Hello.... I am not one for blogging or writing long stores about an illness I still don't understand.. It all ... read more

Steps towrds helping othe...

Author Image maceycabana
Joined Jan 11, 2018

My name is Macey Cabana and I am a junior at Lincoln High School. For graduation we must complete a research project, it... read more

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Author Image NessBoring
Joined Nov 2, 2017

Finding a way

Hey there! My name is Vanessa and I’m an ulcerative colitis warrior. I was diagnosed in 2014. I was going to a doc... read more

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Author Image Pupvyger
Joined Oct 29, 2017

Crohns and HIV

I'm 29 years old. For as long as I can remember I've had abdominal issues. I even went through extensive testing... read more