• Young People’s Stories


    Below are some thoughts from young sufferers.

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    Latest Thought

    07.11.16 Josh is 12 years old, lives in Leeds and has recently been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis (UC).

    In January 2015 I began to experience the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis. To start with I thought I just had a bad case of diarrhea but when the symptoms worsened I began to realise that something wasn’t quite right. I was very worried and tried to hide the symptoms from everybody (even my parents). I […]

    Abbi is 16 years old and suffers from Crohn’s Disease.
    Rebecca suffers from Ulcerative Colitis and this is how she feels when she is poorly.
    Harry a young CICRA member who suffers from Ulcerative Colitis, wrote the following poem:-
    Eliza is 19 years old and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when she was 13:-
    Susanna is 10 years old and suffers from Indeterminate Colitis, she recently wrote this poem.
    Harry shares his story.
    George’s Story
    Charlotte’s Story
    Why Me? Why Not?