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Date Joined Jun 2003
Total Posts : 1484
   Posted 9/20/2007 1:29 AM (GMT -7)   
   Life has not been the best. I should have gone om for a scope on both side up and down.   I had to cancell it because being with my Grand mother in her time of need.  was with her the entire transition from this world It was hard to do but in that state all the sounds of family helped everyone deal with the loss.
  skull  I even WENT to the ER  now for those who know me I hate going there. An all I got was ,,,,, it is your crohns!!! devil
 No crap!  Ct showed nothing blood work with in normal range for my diease.  I have been dealing with left side pain that hurts so bad to even breath, also in the past month or so I have lost 30 pounds!!!  Well it might make the Doc's happy and leave me alone ha ha, I even called them asking about this problem and they told me to go see my PC well I do not have one so I called to get ....first opening Oct1  and I just need to deal with the pain and throwing up.  Oh yea I do that once a week./ we thougnt it was a blockage
so I started on the Miralax I got some out but the pain was still there. what else could it be other then just CD
Ok long enough
  HUGS From Dee,

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Date Joined Jan 2003
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   Posted 9/20/2007 2:30 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey Dee, good to see you. Hang in there. Continuous vomiting builds character....or something :)
"Only the meek get pinched...the bold survive." 

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 9/20/2007 6:28 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Dee and welcome back. Sorry you can't be out enjoying life again, and instead are having this Crohns flare. So sorry about your Grandma. I think you need to get in for the scopes and soon. Really sounds like something bad is going on. I had 3 obstructive episodes earlier this year and all my CT's and blood work were normal too. But I know it was at least a partial obstruction. They finally put me on Pred and that helped to quiet things down along with a low residue diet. I think you should try maybe a liquid diet for a few days maybe to give your guts a rest. I am a little concerned that even the miralax isn't working. If things get bad, as much as you hate it, I would suggest going back to the ER or even a different ER. Good Luck!

Hey Betagirl, someone (can't remember who) was looking for you the other day.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 9/20/2007 8:27 AM (GMT -7)   
Welcome back! We've missed you around here. Sorry to hear your having more/new problems..


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   Posted 9/20/2007 10:16 AM (GMT -7)   
Welcome back Dee you have been missed ........

I too am sorry for all you have and are going thru .....

Know we are here for you


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Post Edited (Howlyncat) : 9/20/2007 11:15:40 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 9/20/2007 9:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Good to see you. Sorry life is not good now . Hope all turns around for you soon. Keep us up to date...
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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Date Joined Feb 2004
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   Posted 9/20/2007 9:27 PM (GMT -7)   
So sorry about your Grandma :(

There's never a good time for the CD to interfere but when losing a loved one it makes it especially hard...I hope you feel better soon, in all ways.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 77
   Posted 9/27/2007 11:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey girl!! Good to see you on here.I'm not on here as much as I used to be but I'm still around too.
We'll have to chat sometime!

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