I'm so glad that your son is doing well. You definitely made the right decision, because surgery is a cure for UC. He is going to be such a healthy, strong boy and that good health will carry on into his young adult and adult years. You and God gave him the gift of life, twice.
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at 28. Proctocolectomy & ileostomy in '06.
Pain-free, med-free, and very thankful to be healthy again :)