How did you deal when you were first diagnosed with Crohn's or UC?
It needed time to be by myself.
I was okay. I had my family and friends with me.
It took me a while to let it sink in.
I took it in stride and tried to stay positive.
Will I have to live with this all my life? Will it ever go away? Will I always feel like this? See the Answer

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