We know it’s difficult to live with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis as a teen. You are not alone! We created this site so you can learn and connect with other teens who share their stories and experiences


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Will I have to live with this all my life? Will it ever go away? Will I always feel like this? See the Answer
If you have to go to an amusement park, how do you handle the bathroom situation?
Make sure I carry a map of the park at all times.
I do a walkthrough of the park so I know where the bathrooms are.
If I feel something coming on, I'll sit out the ride and wait until I'm feeling better.
What bathrooms? I don't stress out about that kind of stuff.

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