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   Posted 11/25/2008 4:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone, I wish everyone a happy thanksgiving.

Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital

in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.

My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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   Posted 11/25/2008 11:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes-Happy Thanksgiving to all! I hope everyone gets to eat what they want. :)

Bad flare May '06 resulted in CD diagnosis
Asacol: 2400 mg/day; Prednisone: 1.25 mg/day; Entocort: 9mg/day; Metronidazol
Started seeing a Naturopath-Castor Oil Packs, Liquid B Complex, Floragen, Ribes Nigrum, Herbal GI, Chlorella
"Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain"

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   Posted 11/25/2008 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi It will be happy since I don't have to cook as I already had mine. Best of Wishes to you all. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail

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   Posted 11/25/2008 2:06 PM (GMT -6)   

Happy Thanksgiving....

I get to cook but I love it.

The trouble is my Mom and Sister are here and can't have dairy and dairy does not bother me. So I have to make double of all the items with dairy in them. It makes some extra work but I guess I will survive.  :)  I could make them a batch with their soy milk I guess.




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



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   Posted 11/26/2008 6:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy Turkey Day all!

I'm cooking for about 9 people, it depends on whether my youngest son and his girlfriend are eating at my place or not. But DH bought a 22 lb bird................what the heck was he thinking??????

Texan with Crohn's
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   Posted 11/26/2008 6:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy Gobbles!!

Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving... and stays out of the ER!!


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   Posted 11/26/2008 7:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!!!!!! making pumpkin and chocolate pie with my husband today. I also have to make Christmas cutouts as husbands niece and our great nephew are celebrating Christmas with us at Thanksgiving. All the dough is in the fridge.....I love being prepared ahead of time. I feel so relaxed and free.....maybe I'll even have a glass of wine with dinner this year!
Dx'd '90 (emergency rupture), symptoms ignored long before that, '03 fistulas and bad flagyl reactions, B12 weekly, Pentasa [until I surrender to the bigger meds]
I'm riding on the escalator of life....

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   Posted 11/26/2008 9:30 AM (GMT -6)   

Happy Thanksgiving to ALL!!

Gobble Gobble smilewinkgrin

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   Posted 11/26/2008 9:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Here's to everyone eating what they want and not regretting it for the next few days.

20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone(down to 10 mg), pentasa, bentyl as needed, prilosec, tandem plus, humira, and good probiotics
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy most likely the result of severe Crohn's inflammation in July of 2008.

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   Posted 11/26/2008 1:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, Happy Thanksgiving to All!!! I was so sick a month ago, I thought I would never be able to pull off Thanksgiving, but I am feeling better, plugged away at things every free day, and somehow, I am actually way ahead of the game. Almost all of the work is DONE. The house is clean, most of the food is cooked and in the freezer, even the potatoes are peeled. I just have to brine the turkey tonight and do some last minute stuff and cooked the big bird tomorrow. I may actually get to enjoy Thanksgiving for the first time since I was a kid. WOW!

Enjoy Everyone!

CD 19 years offically, 29 unofficially. 3 resections '93, '95 '97
Symptoms constantly but all tests show only minor ulcerations. Currently having multiple episodes of gastritis with no known cause.

Prednisone, 6MP,Prevacid, B12 shots, Bentyl, Xifaxan.....

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   Posted 11/26/2008 1:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Happy thanksgiving to all!!

Too many years with CD
Two bowel resections, several obstructions.
Fibromyalgia and recently diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis and lupus.
B12 Shots bi-weekly

Laughter is the brush that sweeps the cobwebs from our hearts...

It's in the bag
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   Posted 11/26/2008 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Happy Thanksgiving :) enjoy whatever you eat
Asacol 400mg x 8 dly , 50 mg Mercaptapurine x 1 dly , 40 mg Omeprazole x1 dly , Remicade every 2 months , Multivitamin , Fish Oil ,

gemini kiwi
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   Posted 11/26/2008 10:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I didn't write this . . . don't know who did . . .but it made me laugh.

May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
Have never a lump.
May your yams be delicious
And your pies take the prize,
And may your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off your thighs!

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   Posted 11/27/2008 5:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Blessings, Julie:-)
Diagnosed with Crohn's March 2006, Fibromyalgia November 2008
Asacol 3 times a day, Remicade 10mg/kg every 4 weeks, Prednisone 12 mg, Miralax,  Prevacid 30mg, Vit B12, Vitamin D, Slow-FE (Iron), Hydrocortisone enemas
Imuran stopped 9/8/08 (possible Pancreatitis)
Paxil 40mg daily (for Panic disorder)
Xanax .5mg as needed (for anxiety attacks)

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