Latest Posts from Nour Al-Timimi

What I Wish People Knew About Ulcerative Colitis

What I Wish People Knew About Ulcerative Colitis

Not too long ago, perhaps a few weeks ago, I was telling a colleague how I don’t like describing an unfamiliar person by their physical features ...

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How I Deal With Ulcerative Colitis Flares

How I Deal With Ulcerative Colitis Flares

In the past 11 years with ulcerative colitis, I have experienced three major flares and multiple mini flares throughout the years. The major ones involved ...

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How I Manage My Work-Life Balance With IBD

How I Manage My Work-Life Balance With IBD

When I think about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and my quality of life, I think about more than just being symptom-free. I also about think about ...

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How My Relationships With Doctors Changed Over Time

How My Relationships With Doctors Changed Over Time

In the past 11 years with ulcerative colitis (UC), I’ve had three different gastroenterologists (GIs). Or as I joke, I have “graduated” from three different...

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Changing My Diet Helped Me Manage My Ulcerative Colitis

Changing My Diet Helped Me Manage My Ulcerative Colitis

As with many conditions, there’s no one size fits all approach for what you can eat when you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). My sister and I both have a form ...

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My Diagnosis Journey With Ulcerative Colitis

My Diagnosis Journey With Ulcerative Colitis

I vividly remember the day when everything in my life changed. My neuroscience professors would say that significant events ...

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