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teddybearweiser
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   Posted 6/25/2009 11:59 AM (GMT -7)   
Well the Humira is working fine for me and I have no side effects from the drugs. I have also been
working out 6 days a week I am feeling good since I started. and I have lost some weight. I hope everyone is doing ok. If not i am sending hugs!!!!

teddybear
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,,Celebrex and Humira. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis


LMills
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   Posted 6/25/2009 12:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Glad to hear!!! I hope you stay well :) Sending best wishes your way.
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking: Prednisone 10 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, prenatal multivitamin, humira every other week, and Align probiotics prescribed by my GI.
Diet almost completely without refined sugars, wheat, flour, gluten, high lactose dairy, and/or junk food in general.
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Nanners
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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 6/25/2009 12:12 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Teddy,

So glad to hear the Humira is working out so well for you, I know you were a little worried because the Remicade had been working well but became too costly. And your working out and losing weight, woohoo!!! Good job! Don't be such a stranger.

Hugs
Gail *Nanners*
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and 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, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed for my anxiety.  Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

Wolfie40
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 947
   Posted 6/26/2009 4:30 AM (GMT -7)   
Glad Humira is working for you and that you are working out. I wish i could get the ambition to work out.
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications: Asacol, Precription Folic Acid, Multivitamin, 1000mg Calcium, Vitamin D, Probiotics,  Monthly B-12 injections.

Living a Great life with my Wife and my two Chocolate Labs
Hunter & Hailey.
I love them dearly.


snohare
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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 2088
   Posted 6/26/2009 5:50 AM (GMT -7)   
turn Woo hoo ! Good to know you are such a success story TBW, nice to hear from you again. Hope you are enjoying life enough to make up for all the miseryguts times ! yeah

crohnielass
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1118
   Posted 6/26/2009 11:17 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi glad its doing you some good long may it continue Bev x

Diagnosed with crohn's at 13 now 42
resection, right hemi 1993 In remmision from 93 till last sept with no meds or docs
2 resections small bowel  and fistula jan 09 and given temp stNo maintance drugs as such on B12 shots,iron syrup,loperimide, 
was on 20mg EScitaliopram.changed to Sertraline 50mg


teddybearweiser
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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 6/29/2009 4:41 AM (GMT -7)   
Well i am working out 6-days a week and i feel much better. i know its going to take time to get
rid of my excess weight but I am willing to do this. I hoping by next June That I will be at my ideal
weight for me.

teddybear
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,,Celebrex and Humira. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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