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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 185
   Posted 9/20/2007 3:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Met w/ surgeon today. My pelvic floor function tests all show my muscles and nerves are okay. The marker study shows colonic inertia. So his nurse is gonna call me on Monday to schedule operation next month. But will be able to hook up the small intestines to the rectum.

After I got home I took laxative and am going thru the cleaning out process. The cramps are awful. I'm so glad this cycle of eating and then taking a laxative and then pain and cramps will be ending soon. It feels like I'm going thru labor everytime I do this. I'm delivering a pile of *^&*%!

Thanks for everyone's help thru all this. Will post updates when I get them.

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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 942
   Posted 9/20/2007 4:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Yippe! Congraulations! I am sure you will go great. Do you have a date yet?

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 385
   Posted 9/20/2007 4:59 PM (GMT -6)   
That's great news...congratulations! You'll feel 100% better; I know I do.

Breast Cancer at 36. Diagnosed in 2000. Bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.
Total colectomy in September 2007 for colonic inertia.
Son diagnosed with Crohn's and UC at 17 (now 20). Taking Asacol and 6MP with Prednisone and Rowasa added during flareups.
Husband HLA B27 postive with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

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