Our Stories

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


This darn UC

Author Image Gpalma1
Joined Dec 23, 2022

Hi all, I was dignosed with UC in 2017. Since then my life has completely changed and I am changed too. After 6 years... read more

Twin boys

Author Image Crazedmum
Joined Dec 22, 2022

My twin sons were diagnosed over years ago with Crohn's, presenting very differently. Ben was severely malnourished,... read more

Newly diagnosed

Author Image Pat
Joined Dec 13, 2022

I started with abdominal pain, constipation, no appetite,weight lose. Thought I had another diverticulitis attack. Had o... read more

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Author Image 2sm2hussien
Joined Nov 17, 2022

I would like to share wit...

I would like to share with you my experience and suffering from chronic ulcerative colitis, I suffer from ulcerative... read more

Going and going

Author Image JanMom
Joined Oct 12, 2022

My 37-year old daughter has ulcerative colitis. She has developmental disabilities and lives in a group home, and she co... read more

My Journey to a Lifesavin...

Author Image Ajermine96
Joined Oct 5, 2022

My Journey to a Lifesaving J-Pouch    My name is Amanda and I am 37 years old. I was diagnosed with Crohn&rs... read more

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Author Image jbusenlehner
Joined Oct 5, 2022

JPouch redo

UC diagnosis at 17. So, so sick, never had my UC controlled. Went to the Mayo Clinic and found a pediatric surgeon who t... read more

Thirteen Years Conquering...

Author Image Diana0089
Joined Oct 3, 2022

13 Years Conquering UC    I was diagnosed in 2009 with Pan-Ulcerative Colitis, the most severe typ... read more

Medication Change

Author Image gstover62
Joined Aug 23, 2022

I was diagnosed in 2009, the year my father passed away.  Fittingly just prior to this I had my first colonoscopy a... read more