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I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I was diagnosed when I was in the hospital at 20. And I never went into remission, it was severe throughout the colon so I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. I kept ending up in the hospital constantly because of it and put on higher and higher doses of steroids which are dangerous so eventually I had surgery which was supposed to help. It didn't. I had every complication you could, and still have some, plus I had emergency surgery from an obstruction caused by the first surgery. More recently they've diagnosed me with the complications pelvic floor dysfunction and a stricture. I feel like I still have the disease, but I'm not in the hospital as much, and I took forever but I just got off the steroids. They also think I have Crohn's disease instead of ulcerative colitis but I'm not sure. I was also diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis for almost as long as the IBD. I have a lot of other health problems and mental health conditions as well.#autoimmunity #MightyTogether #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #Anxiety #Depression #sad #Trauma #PTSD #CPTSD #ChildhoodEmotionalAbuse #Shame #MentalHealth #SexualTrauma #Daterape #Religious Trauma #MedicalTrauma #InflammatoryBowelDiseaseIBD #CrohnsDisease #UlcerativeColitis #jpouch #BodyImage #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Insomnia #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #stomachulcer #RheumatoidArthritis #Jointpain #stricture #MultipleDisabilities #Loneliness #Grief #Suicide #Childhoodtrauma

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