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"My plus is determination to overcome obstacles. The
determination to show other people who suffer from the same condition you can
still live a normal, content life, without assuming that an Inflammatory Bowel
Disease will hold you back. I have suffered from Ulcerative Colitis (UC) for
the last 11 years. Amongst many other symptoms, I get extremely tired very
quickly and have developed anxiety because of my illness. Despite this, I still
get up every morning, I still go to work every day, I still see my friends and
socialise, and do the things a normal person in their mid-20’s does. Having
come from a very working class background, I have always wanted to achieve and
succeed. I was the first in my family to attend university and obtain a degree,
the first to apply and work on a graduate scheme. Each occasion has been
inundated by the symptoms of UC and sometimes I have struggled to meet
deadlines, concentrate fully in lectures and dedicate time out of hours to my
work and study, but I persevered on without much complaint. Without the
determination and drive to succeed, I may have taken a completely different
path. My illness doesn’t, and won’t
ever, define me, because I am more than just a ‘sufferer’. I am a warrior." - Gabriella Ragno
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