As inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients, it’s normal to feel alone sometimes. At a young age, we are taught not to discuss what happens behind a bathroom door. This can leave those of us with IBD, including ulcerative colitis (UC), feeling extremely isolated and even hopeless.
But you don’t have to feel this way, like your UC is in the driver’s seat of your life — and in fact, you can learn to take ownership of your disease and fight back.
Read on to learn how you can become a true champion of your UC.