Started off as a vent, but turned into a laugh!

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Melissa H
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   Posted 4/16/2008 11:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Friends,
I was all prepared to get to my computer this morning and post a new topic just to VENT!  I'm so frustrated with all these crazy symptoms that I could just scream!  Sometimes you just get sick of being sick, you know??
Anyway, I went online to send an ecard to my brother, which I don't do often - but I'm missing him and wanted a fun way to say hello.  Instead I ran into this hilarious ecard that I just had to share with you all!  I had to send it to myself to get the link though.  You'll need your volume up and, if you are at work, perhaps some headphones :)

Haha, hope it brings some cheer, or at least a few laughs to your day too.


30 year old wifey and mom to 3 little girls, 2 dogs, and 2 ratties and working full-time outside of the home...nap anyone?
Suffered with symptoms for 12 years, dx Crohn's-Colitis 11/2007.  Taking Asacol, Omeprazol, Rowasa, Bentyl. Flaring off and on and trying to avoid steriods.  Visited a naturopath (aka angel), got a vitamin B injection and have started taking NF Formula's "RF Plus" with every meal.  Seems to be helping.

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   Posted 4/16/2008 11:38 AM (GMT -6)   
busting at the seams...LOL
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   Posted 4/16/2008 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you that was hilarious! Its so perfect for us Crohnies.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 4/16/2008 11:53 AM (GMT -6)   
too funny!
48 y/o woman.  Diagnosed 4/06 after colonscopy, SBFT, CT-scan all showed crohns. 3 months later, after pred and remicade, all tests showed no crohns. December '06 had adhesions cut through a laparoscopy. Now taking Glycolax, Ultra Fiber Plus, Florastor, and DHEA. Have become gluten-free diet per naturopath's tests.

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   Posted 4/16/2008 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I needed that today. Thanks!
26 Year old married female law student.  Diagnosed w/ CD 3 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD.  I am sort of lactose intollerant too but can handle anything cultured and do well w/ lactose pills and lactaid.  For crohns I am currently on Pentasa 4 pills/4x day and hysociamine prn.  I also have bad acid reflux and have been on PPI's since age 13.  I have been through prilosec, prevacid, and nexium.  Currently I am on Protonix in the morning and Zantac at night.  I alos take a birth control pill to allow some fun in my life.

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   Posted 4/16/2008 12:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I loved it - thank you for sharing!!!

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   Posted 4/16/2008 1:18 PM (GMT -6)   
LOL, cute!

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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   Posted 4/16/2008 1:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks!  That's hilarious!  I needed that today!

Diagnosed 1972 with UC (12 years old); many flares over the years
1994 had my son and became very ill; took 4 years to get the correct diagnosis.
PCP diagnosed with IBS and was down 70lbs. by the time I insisted on seeing a specialist.
1997 Diagnosed  with Fistulizing Crohn's
1998 had 1ft. of small intestine removed including terminal illieum, have had constant diarrhea since.
Currently taking imuran, prilosec, synthroid, zoloft, xanax & B12

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   Posted 4/16/2008 2:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes! Thank you for sharing! That was great!
--39 year old female, dx as UC in '04 (1st symptoms in '03), switched to Crohn's in '05, 1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
--rejected (reaction/didn't work): Asacol, AZA, 6-MP, MTX, Remicade, Humira, prednisone
--stuck on methylprednisolone, tried Prochymal in Phase III study (can't wait til it's approved!)
--started Tysabri 3/21/08
--single mom to 10-year-old girl

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   Posted 4/16/2008 2:49 PM (GMT -6)   
thanks that was funny!!!


Karen (Karendee)

Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease  March 2007 On 150mg Azathioprine (generic Imuran), Pentasa, & Entocort (take zofran for nausea now)

Diagnosed w/  Fibromyalgia May 2007 also on Soma

Also have Arthritis, and feel like I am falling apart sometimes...

not creative
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   Posted 4/17/2008 4:15 PM (GMT -6)   
That's the most random, weird card EVAR. Love it!
Laurenne, 23 Student @ University of California, Davis.
Dx'd w/ IBS and CD in 2002
On Humira, Strattera, Zoloft, (Multivitamin, Flax Oil, and Omega complex when I remember.)

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   Posted 4/17/2008 4:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Funny!  Thank you!

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   Posted 4/17/2008 6:58 PM (GMT -6)   
That was really funny!
I am a Certified Doxie Lover(Weinerdogs)

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   Posted 4/17/2008 9:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Absolutely hilarious!!!!!!!! So funny. I'm laughing so hard and my family wants to know why???? Hard to explain this one. LOL!! Thanks for sharing.

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   Posted 4/17/2008 9:19 PM (GMT -6)   
spastic colon, sun, mon, tues, wed, thurs, fri, sat, sun... lol thank you I needed a laugh but had to broaden it to fit my crohnie butt. lol
Currently taking prednisone 40mg, Levoxyl 200mcg, Pentasa 500mg tablets 2 tabs 3 times daily, Ranitidine 300mg 1 tablet twice daily, Darvocet as needed for pain, GNC Women's UltraMega Bone Density vitamin, (Just started Remicade 1-31 given along side benadryl and something with a D)
Dr said with my ileum being so severe that the remicade will speed up me needing the surgery because of the scarring. :-(

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