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   Posted 8/21/2007 4:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I got my life back post subtotal colectomy with ileostomy.  Today, I went to my GI without one complaint.  The visit was only 30 minutes (compared to the usual hour and a half).  My med list has gone from an entire sheet of paper to just a few.  My electrolytes and blood levels have stabilized, and I have enough energy to attempt to return to work.  There is Hope, I found mine after surgery. 
Crohn's/Colitis 2003.  Remicaid worked for 1 year remission,  Dipentum, FishOil, 6-MP, Vitamins, weaning prednisone!!,
Subtotal Colectomy w/ Ileostomy May 16 2007  

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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 8/21/2007 9:21 PM (GMT -6)   
YAY that is great news!

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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 8/22/2007 4:55 AM (GMT -6)   
That's wonderful! I'm so happy for you and couldn't agree more. Had I known how great I'd feel with an ileostomy, I wouldn't have waited 7 years to have the surgery!!
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