https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybBQd6IzGa8 IBD vlogger, Party Pooper celebrates her one-year diagnosis anniversary with a video explaining her diagnosis journey. MORE: Three tips for improving digestion if you have IBD. Cherylann first knew something was amiss when she discovered blood in her stools and went to see her doctor for tests. While waiting for the results she began to suffer from joint pain, fever, and sickness, and she decided to go to the emergency room. After a couple of days in the hospital, Cherylann had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. She then began months of trial and error to find out which medications worked best for her. MORE: Patient explains ulcerative colitis for those newly diagnosed. IBD News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.