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It Gets Better: 10 People Living With Ulcerative Colitis Share Words of Wisdom

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Doctor explaining information to female patient.
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Child with small flower, giving it to an adult.
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Practice gratitude


Walking up cement staircase.
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Keep moving forward


Friends in an outdoor cafe.
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You are not alone


Keep fighting to perservere.
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Never stop fighting


Young woman drawing a heart on beach sand in the sunshine.
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Stay positive


Woman practicing restorative yoga to prevent a psoriasis flare.
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Take care of your mental health


Young woman having breakfast in bed.
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Use food for fuel


Young black woman celebrating success.
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You are extraordinary


Woman logging into blog.
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Find an outlet


Mature woman needs a little help.
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Ask for help


High fives in support.
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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.