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   Posted 2/12/2008 5:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I was reading the news this morning and saw this headline: "A U.K. teen eats only Tic Tacs after a mysterious illness has left her unable to tolerate any other food."

Poor girl... If she finds out that we put Tic Tacs in our ostomy bags to deodorize them, she won't be able to tolerate them either. sad

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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 2/12/2008 2:56 PM (GMT -6)   
that can't be healthy i hope someone is helping her
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
Ileostomy pending-very worried
Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
Seatons placed
Worst year ever!

"For God has not given us the spirit of fear....."
Where does mine come from?!
Temp Ileostomy performed 1/29/08
Still Adusting has been my Godsend...Thank you

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   Posted 2/12/2008 4:16 PM (GMT -6)   
I know, it's so sad. She throws up every time she tries to eat. She's being fed by I.V. and went from 80 pounds to 98.

Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at 28. Proctocolectomy and ileostomy in '06.
Pain free, med free, and very thankful to be healthy again :)

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   Posted 2/12/2008 9:50 PM (GMT -6)   
that's really true? that's crazy, how did she discover that tictacs are the only thing she can eat?
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