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Roddiesgirl
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 262
   Posted 3/20/2009 1:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Just got back from follow up appointment.  Everything is good!!!  He removed my stitches and told me to take it easy for another couple of weeks...no lifting for a month.  YIPPEE!!   Now I just have to concentrate on keeping things moving...prune juice here I come........
Hysterectomy 1998
Diagnosed IBS 2000
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2001
3 Hernia Repairs, 2004
Repeat Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2006 (the mesh from previous prolapse surgery had let go and fallen into my bowels)...
Removal of mesh from bowels (it was piercing holes all through my bowels and appendix and cecum, causing 2 fistulas and heavy bleeding vaginally and rectally)...mesh was removed, two pieces of large bowel removed and resectioned with a loop ileostomy. 2008
 
I have underlying connective tissue disorder (Ehlers Danloss Syndrome) which is the reason for the two failed surgeries)
 
Ileostomy Reversal March 9/09


jblue65
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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 381
   Posted 3/20/2009 2:12 PM (GMT -6)   
congrats----- I just read all of your surgeries and my goodness- so glad the doc was able to reconnect.

Enjoy!!!!!
Jackie, 43
Pancolitis, DX October 06

Lexapro, Synthroid, Protonix,
Tapering prednisone from 40 mg


Surgery March 13th- Total Colectomy
Jpouch surgery to be done in 3 steps


peggy113
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1998
   Posted 3/20/2009 2:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on your positive doctor appt!!! Always good to hear good news! Hang in there.
Peggy
      
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 
 


Roddiesgirl
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 262
   Posted 3/20/2009 4:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Thank you Thank you!!!  I'm so happy!!~Cheryl

Hysterectomy 1998
Diagnosed IBS 2000
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2001
3 Hernia Repairs, 2004
Repeat Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2006 (the mesh from previous prolapse surgery had let go and fallen into my bowels)...
Removal of mesh from bowels (it was piercing holes all through my bowels and appendix and cecum, causing 2 fistulas and heavy bleeding vaginally and rectally)...mesh was removed, two pieces of large bowel removed and resectioned with a loop ileostomy. 2008
 
I have underlying connective tissue disorder (Ehlers Danloss Syndrome) which is the reason for the two failed surgeries)
 
Ileostomy Reversal March 9/09


flchurchlady
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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 2765
   Posted 3/20/2009 8:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm so happy for you, too! smilewinkgrin
Cecilia
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at 28. Proctocolectomy and ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free, medicine-free, and very thankful to be healthy again.

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