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   Posted 2/8/2009 6:28 AM (GMT -6)   
So I Just got promoted! I am really excited about the job I am a supervisor now and I am enjoying work so much more now. The stress is still there but it is different stress it is for me the kind I thrive on. I enjoy coaching people and helping them do better and that it what I am doing now. I am able to be at work more because if I need a moment to myself because of pain or what not I can take it. I am so excited and I think since I really like my job again it is easier to deal with feeling crappy because I am having fun while I am there. Not many people can say they like their job and I am pleased to say I enjoy work again! I did however go to work after a remicade infusion yesterday and let me tell you thank kicked my butt I slept 14 hours today, but I was able to make it through work :)

Post Edited (Shellz0711) : 2/8/2009 4:31:01 AM (GMT-7)

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   Posted 2/8/2009 6:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Glad you are now the boss congrads on your new position...I would think that you would be liking that. Sounds like you are enjoying your life ,happy to hear it. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail

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   Posted 2/8/2009 8:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Forum Co-moderator - Crohn's Disease:_All comments have the caveat contact your local health care provider.

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   Posted 2/8/2009 8:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on your promotion!!! This shows that even though you have Crohns you can still have a life. I too love my job and I am lucky that I have supportive bosses who understand. The people you supervise will have a compassionate boss who understands what its like to be sick and still work.
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Anxiety/Panic Forum
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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   Posted 2/8/2009 9:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Wonderful news!!!! Congrats!

35/f   proud single mom of 2

Diagnosed with GERD/Acid Reflex 2002

Diagnosed with IBS 2007

Diagnosed with UC, then Crohn’s 2008

Current medications: Endcort 3mg 2X daily, Pentasa 2 500mg caps 2X daily, Prilosec 20 mg 2X daily (if needed), Probiotics, Calcuim/Mag/Vit.D. Flinstones multi with Iron and Vit. C 500mg daily

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   Posted 2/9/2009 1:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Woohoo! Congratulations, Shell!
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   Posted 2/9/2009 10:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on the new position.
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 2/11/2009 3:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks guys just thought I'd share my good news with my support team of super fabulous crohnies. I am hoping everyone else has some good news to share soon because lord knows we get our fill of the bad! Hope all is well and bathroom trips are few and far between

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   Posted 2/11/2009 12:55 PM (GMT -6)   


that is great!



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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