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Gestational Diabetes: A Letter to My Younger, Expectant Self

Thinking back, what would I tell my younger self about how to take care of myself after childbirth?

By Corinna Cornejo

What I Wish Every Migraine Patient Knew

Jaime, who lives with migraines, pens a heartwarming letter to fellow migraine patients, reminding them of their strength and determination.

By Jaime Sanders

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 Media: A Real Portrayal of MS, Please

MS is often portrayed in the media as hopeless causes, full of pain and disability. But that’s not the real picture, says Jackie Zimmerman.

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