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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 128
   Posted 5/7/2009 4:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Just home nursing a fistula (on round two of flagyl to hopefully clear it up) and I had no one to tell that my enormous tomato plant is loaded with green goodies, and I'll be slicing some Brandywine heirlooms in about a week.  That's a pick me up!
Blessings to everybody, hope we're all marching to a healthier day!
I am a pre-30yr. old who has been diagnosed with Crohn's for 14 years.  Symptoms change from cramping and weight loss to severe anemia with fatigue and diarrhea. 
I'm DONE (D-O-N-E, DONE!!!) with immuno-suppressants.  Tremble, yee Pharmacuetical companies, for you will not withstand the aggressive onslaught of our healing!
new prescription from natural doc,
3.5 grams Chlorella daily.
4.5 mg Low Dose Naltrexone nightly. 

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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 457
   Posted 5/7/2009 5:42 PM (GMT -6)   
You must live on the other side of the world as I am just planting my tomato plants this week. Enjoy!!
Dx'd with Crohns 1984 and polycystic kidney diease in 1996
I was in remission for 16 years, Bowel Resection surgery 2006, Now on Asacol, folic acid, and Enalapril, Have been flaring on and off since August.
I love my life and everyday I pray that my body cooporates and allows me to do what I have planned.

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   Posted 5/7/2009 5:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Enjoy them!

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Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 733
   Posted 5/7/2009 8:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Growing things does wonders for my soul... and I am envious of your emerging goodies! I moved from the Midwest out here to Colorado and haven't had much success growing anything. I'm spoiled by my hometown humidity AND extended growing season!

I hope you enjoy your harvest, and the dirt under your fingernails. :-)
27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
Remicade '05 through '08, with no other maintenance meds
Noticing a real difference with a Gluten-Free diet.
Currently on:
Cimzia (started 2-12-09)
Probiotics, Digestive Enzymes, Forvia vitamins, and calcium chewies
Prednisone free, again! WHOOPIE!

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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 29
   Posted 5/8/2009 4:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats and enjoy your tomatoes! It's really the simple things.... :)
Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in Jan 2007, though sick since mid 90’s. Currently on Humira and Protonix. Have had success with Entocort and Cipro; negative experience with Methotrexate.

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