The unpredictability of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

One of the things that I have always found the hardest to deal with is the unpredictability of IBD. The feeling of having no control. Wanting to do more to help myself, but constantly having no results from whatever I tried.

Because IBD is often progressive, it’s not abnormal to find that we have a totally new symptom. There’s a huge list of symptoms that someone with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis may experience, but if we get used to “our flares”, it can still seem surprising when we get one which is out of the ordinary for us.

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