https://www.healthcentral.com/article/dear-society-letter-ulcerative-colitis-stigma
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Dear Society: A Letter From an Ulcerative Colitis Patient

Why does talking about digestive health issues have to be so taboo?

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    We all have one, we all use it every day, but for some reason, we can’t talk about it: Digestive tracts are like Fight Club.
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    Jackie Zimmerman

    Jackie Zimmerman

    @JackieZimm

    Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups, her husband Adam and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.