https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeO2TLGRASM In this video from IBD Brave, Kelsey talks about living with ulcerative colitis and how she copes with the disease. MORE: Watch this simple video explaining a colostomy. Kelsey was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2014. She talks about living with the disease and some of the tips and tricks she's picked up over the years. She discusses how she deals with her flares, how frustrating the disease can be, how she copes with IBD-related fatigue and how important it is to religiously take your medications. Kelsey also talks about how guilty she feels when she has to cancel plans due to UC flare-ups and some of the dietary changes she has to make when she's feeling sick. MORE: Seven things you'll understand if you're a woman with IBD. 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.