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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 9/10/2009 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Well remicade finally started to work :)

I fell so much better, going to the toilet once maybe twice a day.

My last 3 weeks have been amazing I am now in Sweden picking my new puppy. And its all fun 17 puppies(from two litters) to play with life could not get any better.
I have been helping the breeder with the kennel and sometimes I am so tired of taking care of 27 dogs but nothing more than that no terrible joint pains no rush to go to the bathroom or anything.
I love dogs and having so much work around them is amazing I am getting stronger every day.. Not giving up.

This is a totally new life for me hope it lasts
Its been almost one year since I got really sick for the first time and I feel its time for me to get better.

Feel so good to be not in PAIN :)
24 year old female
Diagnosed with :
Endometriosis march 2007
Anxiety disorder august 2007
Crohn's disease in December 2008 Then they changed it to UC in June 2009.
and Autoimmune Hepeatitis in July 2009

Medication - Asacol, Remicade, Cipralex and Cerazette.
My wonderful dogs :) ~ www.poodle.is ~

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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 1220
   Posted 9/10/2009 7:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh I am so happy you are feeling better! What wonderful news!! Have fun will all thoses adorable pups.
Diagnosed with Crohn's in early 2007.  Several peri-rectal abscesses and two fistulae with setons.  Allergic to Remicade and Humira.  Currently on 6MP, and vitamins D and B-12.

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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 10404
   Posted 9/10/2009 7:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Fantastic news! I'm really happy for you.
Co-Moderator Crohn's Forum.

Medications for Crohn's ~~ Diet and Nutritional Therapy for Crohn's ~~ Dealing with Abscesses and Fistulae ~~

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Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 212
   Posted 9/10/2009 8:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Fall Colors: You are on 6MP? Is it working for you? Are the side effects horrible? Hair loss too?  Considering it for my daughter. Thanks.

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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1753
   Posted 9/10/2009 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   
This is great!! I am SO happy to hear you're doing well. I hope this continues and that you keep on enjoying life the way you deserve..keep going!!
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking: Prednisone 5 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, omeprazole in the morning, and a women's multivitamin. I'm also trying a B vitamin complex, but it doesn't seem to be working so I'm considering the shots.
Diet almost completely without refined sugars, wheat, flour, gluten, high lactose dairy, and/or junk food in general.
Learning how to live again.
"He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how."

Rider Fan
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Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 1445
   Posted 9/10/2009 11:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent! Enjoy!
33 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. Proferrin iron pills.

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

Go Saskatchewan Roughriders!

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