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   Posted 1/8/2009 6:25 AM (GMT -7)   
My Mom died on Tuesday.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 6:29 AM (GMT -7)   
I am so sorry to hear that Navy, my prayers are with you and your Family at this time. <<<HUGS>>>

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   Posted 1/8/2009 7:07 AM (GMT -7)   

I am truly sorry to hear that. My thoughts are with you, i hope you find strength in this awful time.
Hugs & prayers,

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   Posted 1/8/2009 7:47 AM (GMT -7)   
Navy you and your family are in my prayers. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.

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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

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   Posted 1/8/2009 8:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Oh Navy, I'm so sorry to hear that she passed. I'll be thinking of you.


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   Posted 1/8/2009 8:19 AM (GMT -7)   
Wow, I'm so sorry for your loss Navy.
Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: 25mg Methotrexate. 12.5mg prednisone. Udo's Choice Probiotics (30 billion).

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 8:27 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Navy glad you came here for some support and how are you managing with your crohn's? Anything you want to talk about don't hestitate to let us know or if you want to chat. Hugs and praying for you .lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail

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   Posted 1/8/2009 8:40 AM (GMT -7)   
I am so sorry. I lost my mom a few years ago and it was very difficult, but I got through it, just as you will. I will be thinking of you. ((Hugs))
Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease; Meds: Entocort & Asacol; female in late 20s.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 9:21 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sorry . Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
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   Posted 1/8/2009 9:47 AM (GMT -7)   
I am very sorry to hear about your Mom, Navy. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Diagnosed with Crohn's in July 2005. 2 Bowel Resections in 2008.
Currently taking Pentasa 1000 mg 4X/Day, 6MP 100 mg/day, multivitamin, Lopressor 100 mg/day (Blood Pressure), Reglan, Nexium 40 mg/day, Percocet for pain, Lomotil, & Phenigren PRN

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   Posted 1/8/2009 10:32 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm sorry Navy. Hugs from the heart.

30+ years living with Crohn's.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 12:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh Navy I'm so sorry about your Mom (((((((((((HUGS))))))))))), thoughts are with you and your family.
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   Posted 1/8/2009 12:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Im so sorry! *hugs* My thoughts are with you and your family.

RX Crohn's 1999, over 30 surgeries, 3 strokes, still kickin!!
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   Posted 1/8/2009 12:47 PM (GMT -7)   
I am soooooo sorry for your loss Navy. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Hang in there and please know that we are all here for you.
35 year old female (newly married) - Diagnosed w/Crohn's 2002 - Surgery 2004

Currently taking: Pentasa, Entocort, Imuran, Zoloft, Seroquel & Ativan as needed

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   Posted 1/8/2009 1:11 PM (GMT -7)   
My thoughts are with you Navy.
27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)
Stopped Humira August 22nd, 2008.
Went Gluten-Free, noticing some definite improvement.
Started LDN October 27th, and already LOVING IT.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 1:35 PM (GMT -7)   
(((HUGS))) Navy, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 1:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I am so sorry for your loss.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 3:45 PM (GMT -7)   
Navy.. Blessed is the man that hearth me,watching daily at my gates,waiting at the post of my doors.

Did a little reading ..I know you understand why..love gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail

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   Posted 1/8/2009 3:46 PM (GMT -7)   
(((Navy))) I’m so very sorry for your loss.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 4:22 PM (GMT -7)   


I am so sorry to hear about your mom.  Please know you have friends here that care about you and you are in our prayers.



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   Posted 1/8/2009 4:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Navy, I'm so deeply sorry that this happened..I know that I can't offer much more than a few words, but I hope you know we're all thinking about you and your family. I hope you'll be well..
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone 20 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, multivitamin, humira every other week, and good probiotics.
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy most likely the result of severe Crohn's inflammation in July of 2008.
Attempting a diet without refined sugars, high fat content, bleached or bromated flour, most dairy, red meat, and avoiding anything spicy like the plague. Also refuse to eat anything with trans fat or high fructose/corn syrup.
"He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how."

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   Posted 1/8/2009 5:35 PM (GMT -7)   
Hope you are doing ok. Deepest condolences. Keep being strong. Huge ((((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))))))).
Age:22/6"1'/146lb - Diagnosed: 2001 @ age 15 now 22
First time mom as of March 8th 2008
Past drugs: Pentasa, Flagyl, Budesonide, Prednisone, tons of Antibiotics, Didrocal, 6mp
Past herbal remedies and vitamins:Probiotics, Omega 3&6, Prenatal vitamins, B12, Calcium, iron, vit C, vit D, vit E, Selenium, mineral drops
Current drugs: Valtrex, Methotrexate as of October 2008
Problems:Fissure and Tags on rectum, blood clots, Chronic UTI's, Osteopenia, Ulcers in my decending Colon
No surgeries....yet. Gone through 5 G.I.'s found a 6th G.I. crossing my fingers
Procedures: 4 colonoscopies, 1 upper endoscopy, 2 barium swallows, 1 biopsy of the fissure and tag (chron's affected)

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   Posted 1/8/2009 6:33 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm so sad to hear this! Praying for comfort for you and your family.
Diagnosed early 2007 with rectal Crohn's.  Several peri-rectal abscesses and two fistulas with setons.  Allergic to Remicade and Humira.  Currently on 6MP.

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   Posted 1/8/2009 8:13 PM (GMT -7)   
so, so sorry, navy. we hope you find comfort in all our prayers.


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   Posted 1/8/2009 9:11 PM (GMT -7)   

So sorry to hear your news. God bless you and your family. Feel free to E-Mail me anytime.
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     Be Patient And Tough, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You 
 Crohn's for life, symptoms included terrible joint and soft tissue pain, just met first cousin who suffers from Reactive Arthritis-explains sooo much. Great control on SCD (when I'm good) and I get by with a lotta help from my friends!

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