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A Letter to My Younger Self, Before IBD Diagnosis

Mandy writes to her prediagnosis self about living with ulcerative colitis (UC) and what she wishes she had known.

By Mandy Morgan

Married to Someone With IBD? This Letter's for You

Being the spouse to someone with UC can be challenging, but this woman with UC has a message for you: You’re the real MVP.

By Jackie Zimmerman

A Letter to My Colorectal Surgeon

Jackie, who has ulcerative colitis, pens an open letter to the surgeons that saved her life — with a few suggestions for improving communication.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Dear Society: A Letter From a UC Patient

What with all the stigma surrounding ulcerative colitis and other digestive health conditions, this woman has one simple plea for modern society.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Just Diagnosed With UC? This Letter’s For You

An ulcerative colitis veteran shares her advice and hope with those newly diagnosed with this form of IBD.

By Jackie Zimmerman