We're not sure how or why but I have an unhealthy colon. Looking back I started to get a small belly in the spring of 2011 and we just took it as my body changing as I was hitting puberty. Over the years no matter what I ate or how I exercised I always had a small belly and would get stomach aches often.I started to lose my appetite in June 2015. During that month I started eating less and less besides not being able to go to the bathroom. By mid-July my stomach was pretty big and hard, you could thump it and it sounded like a watermelon. The morning of July 23 my mom took me to the hospital for a simple test which led to a procedure which led to being admitted for observation to being medevac by the late afternoon the following day. LeBonheur Children's Hospital became home to my parents and I for the next 18 days. I left with a flat stomach and 20 lbs/72 cm less of my colon. Within months instead of feeling better I began feeling bad again and getting a belly. I'm currently in the process of having tests done to see how to proceed but do know that I will be losing more of my colon soon.