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


Feeling Lonely

Author Image BangsMarr
Joined Aug 2, 2019

I am Bernadeth, originally from the Philippines. I am 20 years old and I just got diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. So,... read more

Newbie with UC just want ...

Author Image Allyg2020
Joined Jul 31, 2019

Hi I was diagnosed with UC about one month ago. I went 2 weeks going to er after er and being sent home with no explanat... read more

Long time comming

Author Image rwshea
Joined Jul 30, 2019

I was diagnosed with mild/mod UC a few months ago at age 56, although, looking back, I had symptoms going on for a coupl... read more

College student with ulce...

Author Image KikiJo5
Joined Jul 24, 2019

Hi everyone. I am a 30 year old college student and a few months ago I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I had expe... read more

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Author Image Jsandula
Joined Jul 21, 2019

My daughter

My daughter is 6 and newly diagnosed.  Currently she is on methotrexate and prednisone for the last three months . ... read more

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Author Image NANCYJUMP59
Joined Jul 19, 2019

extreme exhaustion with U...

I have had UC for over 10 years now.  I haven't felt good for a long time.  Last fall my GI on first test ... read more

Non stop illness

Author Image dlsmith2
Joined Jul 10, 2019

I have been going to the doctors for years to try to find out what is wrong. I have been thru one test right after anoth... read more

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Author Image Lisa y
Joined Jun 22, 2019

In pain

I have been newly diagnosed after 6 months. I have experienced so much pain and I am now going to be having iv treatment... read more

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Author Image Jennifer H
Joined Jul 2, 2019

What a life change

I didn't know how much it would help to read other people's stories. Thank you so much for sharing. I was dia... read more