I made it through nursing school, having a surgery every semester and still being on the Dean's list with a 3.9 GPA!
I am graduating in one month!
I have an RN job awaiting me in January on a Cardiovascular Surgical floor.
I have survived my Crohn's diagnosis in from April
I am off prednisone!
I am on remicade!
And most of all: As of 2 months ago, I AM IN REMISSION!! The first time in 7 years.
Oh and I lost 20 lb.
Finally Dx- April 13 2007 (age 26) ilio-crohn's-colitis. Surgeries:appendectomy, cholecystectomy, tonsillectomy, pinidal cyst removed,emergency abdominal surgery for hemorrhaging ovary from burst ovarian cyst, LEEPcervix, emergency abdominal surgery for grapefruit sized ovarian cyst removal, D and C of uterus, lumpectomy of breast.
MEDS: remicade, Asacol TID, protonix, metformin, prozac, wellbutrin, trazodone, multi V, iron, B complex, flaxseed. Vegetarian, leaning towards vegan. no nuts, seeds, or wheat.
Many allergies. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, anxiety, depression, ITP
Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right ~ Ani Difranco