Touching Story of Crohn's and Cancer At Their Worst

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   Posted 9/13/2008 10:04 AM (GMT -6)
Some people are like Slinkies... Not really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs.

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   Posted 9/13/2008 10:25 AM (GMT -6)   
That poor woman...
What a terrible thing to go through. That really is unfair. But the story itself is amazing so, I hope her voice brings about the change it should.
20 years old, Diagnosed with severe Crohn's and colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone, pentasa, alinia, bentyl, prilosec, tandem plus, and the occasional ultracet
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy(very possibly due to Crohn's inflammation) in July of 2008.
Due to start Imuran September 17 depending on blood results.

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   Posted 9/13/2008 10:33 AM (GMT -6)   

thanks for posting that, it was sad but I am glad I watched her video. She may just bring some change... how stong of her to record that video.

I keep saying I am grateful my Dad passed away with barely any pain, it gives me relief and I think that most people would want to die painless too. It does not always happen though.



Karen (Karendee)

Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease  March 2007 Started Humira June 2008 (have been on other cd meds)

Diagnosed w/  Fibromyalgia May 2007 on Soma and Lyrica

Diagnosed w/ General Anxiety Disorder in 2005- Effexor and Clonazepam 


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   Posted 9/13/2008 10:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Wow, what a brave young woman!!

I truly believe in her plight to be allowed to die with dignity, I feel so sad that she was cheated of that right!!

Now we must believe she is truly resting in peace...

Too many years with CD
Two bowel resections, several obstructions.
Fibromyalgia and recently diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis

Laughter is the brush that sweeps the cobwebs from our hearts

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