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appy.lovee
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   Posted 7/8/2010 2:14 PM (GMT -7)   
I had my first resection surgery in march of 2007, It's been over 3 years so I guess thats a good thing. I'm just ranting or well venting because I'm kind of deressed that I didn't make it 5 years. My surgeon told me wen I first met him that I would be needing surgery really realy soon, 2 months later,  I had surgery. After my surgery h told me that I will prbably make it 5 years before needing another. He's usualy pretty right on with times, so I guess I was just hoping I'd make it that long. I'm just scared that I'm going to be in and out of the hosital again, but I am pretty sure I need to call up my surgeon and make an appointment. I've never really gone into remision since surgery, but I have been able to tolerate the CD and everything rather well, it has ben totaly livable. Well starting a few days ago I have been able to tolerate it less and less. It's starting to remind me of what I wnt through before I was diagnosed. I'm lethargic, my kidneys hurt, miserable, severly anemic, my pain tolerance levels are back up and I can't eat. I'm going to call my Surgeon tomorrow, I'll let you all know how it goes! thanks for listening!


imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death.


gumby44
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   Posted 7/8/2010 2:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Have you had scans to determine what's going on? I'm so sorry you are feeling so bad. Crohn's seems like a very unpredictable disease. The best we can do is not to lose hope, and take care of ourselves the best that we can. I hope your docs are able to help, and you are feeling better soon.
51 yr. old female, diagnosed with Crohn's in small intestine and terminal ileum Sept-Oct. 2007. Also have IBS, and had Salmonella Dec. '07
currently taking Pentasa- 4 500mg pills per day, Metamucil and colace for constipation, probiotics


Pmkrier
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Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 69
   Posted 7/8/2010 3:29 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck with everything. I'm sorry that you had to face all of that! Take care!
Crohn's Disease. Diagnosed in 1997 at the age of 10.
Currently on: Monthly B-12 injections, 6MP, Calcium, Multi-Vitamin, Vitamin D, Prilosec, just starting Humira
Surgery scheduled: August 19 2010 - small bowel resection in TI


appy.lovee
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   Posted 7/8/2010 6:01 PM (GMT -7)   
thank you! I haven't had a scan or anything done yet, but I'll be sure to post whats going on and such after I go see my surgeon.
imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death.

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