At last its finally here YIPEEEEEE!!

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 4/6/2010 5:42 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi All Well i'm off to hospital at 4pm today and will get my ileostomy reversed in the morning so excited!! just hope all goes well. I could do with some good vibes and prayers sent my way right now, thanks for all your support and advise you have given this past year I will let you know how it goes take care all speak soon Bev xxxxxx smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin smilewinkgrin
Diagnosed with crohns at 13 now 43
Reversal of temp ileostomy finally have a date 7th April 2010
Meds: Iron syrup,Loperimide,Folic acid & Citalopram 60mg (for Anxiety.)

" I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday."

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 4/6/2010 6:34 AM (GMT -7)   
Definetly sending big prayers your way. Hope the take down goes well and that you are on your way to a long long remission. Big hugs to you!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*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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Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 406
   Posted 4/6/2010 6:52 AM (GMT -7)   
sending prayers your way!!!
40 to three wonderful kids, and wife to an amazing , supportive husband of 18 years..
Diagnosed with gluten intolerance April 2009
Diagnosed with Crohn's March 2010- currently Prednisone, Entocort, Colestipol, Propranolol
Have had myriad of health problems attributed to many different things over the past ten years. Our family has a history of Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis and Bowel Cancer.

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Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 201
   Posted 4/6/2010 7:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Good for you!!! God bless and pray all goes well!!
Diagnosed with CD 2006.  Refused to take meds until recently started Colazal. 
 Currently on Prednisone 40mg. Tapering down, now on 20mg.
Colazal 3xday, Antioxidant strips
 Off of the Prednisone!!
I live by faith and not by sight....

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 382
   Posted 4/6/2010 8:16 AM (GMT -7)   
Sending all of the best your way. (((HUGS)))

58 yr. old F dx. CD 07/07
Started weekly methotrexate injections 09/22/08.
Lap assisted sigmoidoscopy done May 11/2009

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 452
   Posted 4/6/2010 8:46 AM (GMT -7)   
Sending a lot of good wishes and soft ((((hugs))))

36 yr old Male with Crohn's Disease since '88 - No Surgery yet
Been on almost every type of drug with bad results
Remicade since Nov 2009
Prilosec 20.6mg - 2x a day
Multivitamin daily, Loperamide HCL - 2mg every other day

Equestrian Mom
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 3115
   Posted 4/6/2010 5:47 PM (GMT -7)   
Good Luck BEV:) I'll be thinking of you and sending good vibes!!!!
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my
Proctocolectomy in 2008

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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 37
   Posted 4/6/2010 7:20 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck and god bless!
  • CD dx '86. Re-section '93. Dx Crohn's Colitis '98.
  • Participation in Remicade trials (fistulae) late 90's.
  • Manifestations of fissures, fistula, scleritis, polyarthralgia and erythema nodosum.
  • Presently on Imuran, Cipro, Flagyl
  • Remicade (2nd attempt - after 10 yrs - failed).  
  • Fistulotomy (Oct 2009) - failed miserably - now healing resistant wound tract (4+ months)
  • Humira (March 2010)

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Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 1768
   Posted 4/6/2010 7:42 PM (GMT -7)   
I hope all goes well and you heal wonderfully!! I bet you're so excited!

32 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05, Bilateral pulmonary emboli 10/09
Currently on Humira, Omeprazole, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D
Coumadin stopped 3/15/10!!!!

Regular Member

Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 42
   Posted 4/6/2010 8:54 PM (GMT -7)   
God Bless and prayers are with ya, crohnielass.
42 yr Female
Dx'd with Crohn's 03/31/10, Fibromyalgia 97, Allergies since birth, Anxiety 06, Depression 97, IBS 00,
Endometriosis 01,Anemia since teen years, Osteoarthritis 00, Diverticulosis 07.
Just started Prednisone 20mg, Imuran 50mg x2

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Date Joined Dec 2009
Total Posts : 681
   Posted 4/6/2010 11:21 PM (GMT -7)   
Sending you prayers for a successful reversal!!
Male, 54 years old with Crohn's since 15 years old, diagnosed at age 46. Terminal ileum resected 2002. 5 months of remission. Crohn's has now been active since early 2003. Had a gall bladder removed Nov. of 2009. Currently on Remicade every 8 weeks, Nexium, Iron, B-12 injection every 4 weeks,5-asa Asacol, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. 5-asa Salofalk, Entecort, Imuran and Prednisone in the past.

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Total Posts : 6518
   Posted 4/7/2010 5:49 AM (GMT -7)   
Hopes and prayers that all went ok and you are doing well. Keep us up to date when you can...Hugs
If we would read the secret history of our enemies,we would find in each mans life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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