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How to Set Boundaries When You Have Ulcerative Colitis

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Alvin Engler

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Your Goal Is to Protect Your Long-Term Health


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Priscilla Du Preez

Express Your Needs Clearly


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Raphael Mittendorfer

Setting Expectations Is Key


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Put Yourself First


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Boundaries With Family Members


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Elle Hughes

Boundaries With Friends


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Boundaries With Your Job


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Boundaries With Doctors


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Burst

Create Boundaries With Your Online Life, Too


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Boundaries Don't Have to Be Permanent


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.