Series | How my ulcerative colitis impacted my education

Fortunately, I had got through school before any IBD symptoms appeared. I didn’t like school anyway, so I can’t imagine having to go through it while also dealing with a chronic illness and symptoms which most teens probably don’t want to talk about! 

I left school with very little in terms of qualifications. I had shrugged off the warnings from family about education being important and had always said that I was happy to work in a factory. 

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