Our Stories

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


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

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Author Image NataliaV1
Joined Jun 30, 2019

My life

I was diagnosed with uc when I was about 12 years old. Since then my life has changed in every way, at this moment I am ... read more

just diagnosed with Crohn...

Author Image ALuiz
Joined Jun 29, 2019

I had a colonoscopy Wed, and today is Saturday. My Doctor called me last night to inform me of my results.... Crohns dis... read more

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Author Image franjcoyne
Joined Jun 26, 2019

UC Patient

I was diagnosed with Ulceratvie Colitis in 2013 after a long battle to determine why I was so sick.  6 years later ... read more

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Author Image 148fanwill
Joined Jun 24, 2019

Just Diagnosed

I'm 59 years old and diagnose with Crohns in March 2019. My symptoms began with blood in my stool, stomach pa... read more

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Author Image rgonsalves
Joined Jun 20, 2019

New to UC

So glad I found this site!  I can try and explain to people about my symptoms and never feeling good but they don&#... read more

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Author Image sunflower115
Joined Jun 18, 2019

My Story

I was diagnosed with UC when I was only twelve years old. I have been struggling with this disease for over four years a... read more