Community Forum

Have a question, or want to share your own tips and experiences? Join the discussion in the community forum. You must be registered to participate. Our forums are moderated by Crohn's & Colitis Foundation staff to facilitate a safe environment.

learnung how to tell your friends about your desies and talking to the school to


Mon, July 29, 2019 10:52 AM

You probaly got chrons or uc but you may not want to tell your friends, this can be hard but i told my friends, they had lots of questions for me but i didint want to awnser them. I was scared that people would judge me, then i had the confidence to awnser all the questions people asked me.

I went to school and i told my friends what i could and couldnt eat, they have been super suppports of me and i found out that i could be a normal kid by playing sports. The smell of food at lunch may bother you but you learn how too deal with it. ask your friends and family for help and support and hopefully help you get through life. Dont think your alone because your not


FPO evvy1010
Joined Aug 24, 2019

Sat, October 05, 2019 11:27 AM

Reply posted for jrichins.

i am doing great thx for asking,oh hehe i didnt now Dx stood for Diagnose

 

FPO evvy1010
Joined Aug 24, 2019

Thu, September 12, 2019 10:59 PM

Reply posted for jrichins.

Just checking in on you, and hope you are doing well:)  I just realized you had asked me what dx was...it's a short way of saying diagnosis:) 

FPO jrichins
Joined Feb 10, 2018

Fri, August 16, 2019 10:21 PM

Reply posted for jrichins.

My son was 10 when Dx with Crohns, he's now 19, and doing quite well... That's awesome you have supportive friends:)

FPO jrichins
Joined Feb 10, 2018

Fri, August 16, 2019 4:23 PM

Reply posted for jrichins.

Thankyou so much for your courage and applouding me, BTW what is DX

FPO evvy1010
Joined Aug 24, 2019

Tue, August 06, 2019 12:01 AM

Reply posted for evvy1010.

Hi there:)  You sound like a strong individual, and I applaud you for your courage.  It is very hard to discuss this disease with friends and others because of the stigma of it.  My son was 10 when he was dx, and he had to learn over time how to share with his friends.  Now that he is a mature young adult, it's just second nature to talk about it:)  I wish you well in your journey...take care:)

FPO jrichins
Joined Feb 10, 2018

Related Topics

I have been newly diognos...
Author Image evvy1010
Joined Aug 24, 2019

I have just been newly diognosed, I have chrones d....

read more

I'm so confused
Author Image Schultz08
Joined Sep 20, 2019

Hi there. I have been having pain in my lower rig....

read more

Parent of a child diagnos...
Author Image faucherh
Joined Aug 19, 2019

Hello! Just looking for community memebers that....

read more