So i went to the girlie dr the other week, one i hadn't seen before, and she came in and started asking me the questions and all that good stuff. Well i told her about my ileo and she looked at me so sad and said,
"Oh that must be so difficult for you, and so hard to deal with"
And i said, "no it's reallly rather convient"
and i told her about having UC and she said
"i guess compared to living like that it's not that bad. But it still must be so hard to have to live like with that"
And i said "no it's still rather convienent, much easier than going the old fashioned way"
She just looked amazed that i would think that way. the whole time she is looking at me like i just watched someone kill my puppy and she feels so sorry for me, like an ileo is a death sentence or something.
It amazed me that someone would think of it like that, and a dr none the less, didn't know enough to realize that they weren't horrible and awful.
I think that's part of the reason people are so scared to have surgery because of reactins like that to bags.
I think that somehow there needs to be more information given to people, esp medical professionals, so that misconeptions like that don't run rampant and scare people who could get their lives back by having surgery.
Just a little mini rant, lol