Do you folks "chat" sometimes?

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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 11/12/2009 12:24 AM (GMT -6)   
I just noticed (oblivious me), that there's an online chat feature here. Do you folks get together to chat sometimes? Is there a scheduled chat day/time? Just curious.

Husband with Crohn's
Diagnosed March 2003 Ulcerative Proctitis
Diagnosed March 2008 Crohn's & C-diff, hospitalized 45 days
Canasa, Lialda, Remicade, VSL#3, Florastor
In Remission since June 2008
Stopped vancomycin for c-diff Jan 1 2009
C-diff free, until Sep 2, 2009
Fighting c-diff, I guess for life

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 90
   Posted 11/12/2009 2:26 AM (GMT -6)   
didn't know there was one ... that would be interesting to check out.
praying for a good night's sleep and a happy bottom!! :o]
1998: Colitis - removal of colon, temp. ostomy 10 mths.
2000-07: disease free & doing well with j pouch.
2007-09: rectal pain & discomfort, loss of bowl control. diagnosed with Crohns March '09 currently on: Emtec, Azathioprine [Imarun] & Remicade. Med History: steroids, predizone, cipro, loperamide [imodium], gravol, previcid, cholestramine, xylocaine jelly, zinc oxide creme, etc.

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   Posted 11/12/2009 9:36 AM (GMT -6)   
There is not a scheduled time, but if you would ever like to chat, just make a post in the forum that you are in chat, and if others want to chat they will join you.
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Crohn's Disease for over 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
It's scary when you start making the same noises As your coffee maker.
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Veteran Member

Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 506
   Posted 11/12/2009 11:19 AM (GMT -6)   
I went there a couple time but it was empty so I left.
Diagnosed with CD July 2007
Currently on Remicade, Imuran, probiotics, folic acid, multivitamin.

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Regular Member

Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 159
   Posted 11/12/2009 2:54 PM (GMT -6)   
When I was brand new to this group, we did chat from time to time. I was recovering from my colostomy sx and it helped me a great deal.

Mary Lynn

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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 440
   Posted 11/12/2009 3:38 PM (GMT -6)   
I notice some forums have actual Chat nights...can Crohns declare one? and if so how?
 "Get busy living or get busy dying"

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 159
   Posted 11/12/2009 3:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Take the good suggestion that Gail gave you, and I will make a stong effort to be there!

Mary Lynn

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Date Joined Feb 2004
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   Posted 11/12/2009 7:52 PM (GMT -6)   
You can just post about it...ask about what day(s) work best for people and what time(s) work best as well for those interested and on the day(s) picked just put a reminder post about chat and the time it's going to be at.

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omegas 369 caps one cap twice/day
probiotics 10 billion cfu once/day
vitamins C-calcium ascorbate (easy on the gut) and vitamin A each once/day
Prodiem fibre supplement one cap before bed
I've also altered my diet (no junky stuff at all, processed, fast-foods, refined sugars, ect) and exercise regularly.
I went from 30+ bloody BM's/day with lots of lower back pain to an average of 5/day no bleeding no back pain and completely formed stools, still have severe urgency issues.
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Regular Member

Date Joined Oct 2009
Total Posts : 111
   Posted 11/12/2009 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
I would love to participate in a chat....I'm still fairly new to all this and would love to have some people to talk with.
chronic active colitis/possible Crohn's
Lialda 2x/day
darvocet as needed

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