I wouldn't get one related to UC specifically....but there are so many ways to symbolise/personalise/show the "survivor or living with or changes/metamorphosis" aspects of life.
Whatever you choose is because of what it means to you, where you put it, etc. Remember, however, that one tattoo is never the end...it's the beginning!! It's like
opening the first page of a book
Scum1....I see you had the next installment of the underwater tattoo...very colourful!!! I really like it. What's next on its agenda? You heal amazingly...(envy here).
*Heather* I give suggestions, do with them what you will.
Status: ...Asacol 3 @ 2x daily; Salofalk enema @ 3rd night (nightly/ flares, tapered/maintenance)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol 20mg as needed; Zantac 150mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma);Effexor XR 37.5 (depression)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care+Primadophilus Reuteri capsules @ bedtime)
~Metamucil capsules 6 twice daily with meals; Vitamin D 4500 IU
~URSO for PBC(or PSC?) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!