What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is a serious chronic disease.  Inflammatory Bowel Diseases plague 1 out of every 200 Americans. No one know what causes Ulcerative Colitis, but we do know that certain foods seem to aggravate symptoms. Ulcerative Colitis happens when our immune system begins attacking the healthy tissues of the mucosal lining in the colon. When that happens, inflammation and bleeding ulcers occur….

Read more ›

Introducing the Colitis Ninja!

Why a Ninja? The Ninja represents a hard core fighter. UCers are hard core fighters, too! We not only battle our own bodies, but medications, food and even sometimes our doctors. Ninjas are virtually invisible. Ulcerative Colitis is considered an invisible disease. We may look healthy, but we do not feel healthy. A ninja is silent. Fighters of UC are,…

Read more ›

Welcome to Colitis Ninja!

March 19, 2014 Welcome to! Let me introduce myself. My name is Amber and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in February of 2011. I have been struggling with it on and off ever since. Life with an IBD can be frustrating and difficult. Let’s face it, we have some of the most embarrassing symptoms on the face…

Read more ›