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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1118
   Posted 7/27/2009 2:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone, Sorry i haven't replied to many posts for a few weeks i have been reading them just not had time to reply been a bit manic!!!! Have been doing good although had a bit of a blip a few weeks ago ended up in hossy for a few days due to having chest pains and dehydration the pains were were a reaction to the anxiety tabs (seretline) so have had to go back on citalopram. still on no maintainance drugs at the mo Asacol was giving me sickness and really bad headaches am going to ring Gi nurse today to get her to speak to the docs to give me something as my appointment isn't till the end of sept. on a lighter note i am going camping on fri for a week it will the 1st time i have been away with this stoma so this will be a challenge!!!!! but im really looking forward to it  when i get back im seeing surgeon on the 10th hoping for a date for reversal yet again  other than that im doing ok  and slowly gaining weight (at last) hope you are all well as can be expected take care 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 stoma. B12 shots,iron syrup,loperimide, Back on citalopram 40mg (for Anxiety)No maintainance drugs.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 7/27/2009 7:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Glad to hear you are doing somewhat better. Have fun on your camping trip and just try to relax and enjoy yourself.

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"*
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