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   Posted 5/14/2009 6:53 AM (GMT -7)   
I am cleared and scheduled for my colostomy reversal tomorrow at about noon. I will have my wife post some updates afterward to let you know how it went. The surgeon is also talking about putting in an IV port while I am in the hospital for this surgery. It will be nice not to be a pin cushion.
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), Remicade IV every 6 weeks, Omeprazole CR 40 mg/day, Percocet for pain, Lomotil, & Phenigren PRN

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   Posted 5/14/2009 6:56 AM (GMT -7)   
Shawn, I wanted to wish you good luck!!!


Karen (Karendee)

Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease  March 2007 Started Humira June 2008 (have been on other cd meds)

Diagnosed w/  Fibromyalgia May 2007 on Soma and Lyrica



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   Posted 5/14/2009 6:58 AM (GMT -7)   
Shawn sending good thoughts and healing prayers your way. Will keep an eye out for the updates.

Good luck!
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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 5/14/2009 10:45 AM (GMT -7)   
Lots of luck to you!
Dx with Crohn's Colitis; Meds: Pred and Imuran; female in late 20s.

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   Posted 5/14/2009 11:05 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Shawn, hope it all goes well for you wishing you well for the future Bev x

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   Posted 5/14/2009 11:22 AM (GMT -7)   
I hope it goes well with no complications.

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   Posted 5/14/2009 4:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck, Shawn!
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