Update on Cecilia

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   Posted 4/27/2009 12:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I just spoke with Cece on the phone this morning.  She is doing great -- on oral pain meds, changed both of her bags this morning by herself and eating solid foods.  The nurse mentioned that she might get to go home later this afternoon.  She had her 2 drains removed yesterday and was a little tender in the abd. from that.  Her heart rate is normal, thanks to sufficient hydration now.  She will be going home with a picc line so she can continue to receive hydration for a few weeks.  Her new ostomy is a jejunostomy - meaning that it is really high up in the small intestine and produces a lot of liquid output.  But she sounds wonderful.
Cece has been reading all of your comments here on this forum even tho she hasn't felt like posting quite yet.  Thank you all for the well wishes -- she certainly is appreciating them.
That's the scoop at this point.... 
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 

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   Posted 4/27/2009 12:52 PM (GMT -6)   
that's so great to hear!! i'm so happy you're o.k, Cece and i hope you get better and better everyday, my dear. everybody here love you so much and miss you and need you.
hmmm... i don't know if this is a stupid question or what, and i hope you don't mind me asking, i don't know anything about these things, but the new bag is only temp, right? i mean you won't have 2 ostomies forever.., right?

get well soon!!!
thanks so much for the update, Peggy!!

06/05/2007 - STARR procedure 
colonic inertia w/ pelvic floor dysfunction

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   Posted 4/27/2009 1:15 PM (GMT -6)   

Cecilia shocked I just read the update...

I am glad to hear you are on the mend.  You are in my thoughts!

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   Posted 4/27/2009 1:34 PM (GMT -6)   
So happy to hear you are feeling better--- wink
Jackie, 43
Pancolitis, DX October 06

Lexapro, Synthroid, Protonix,
Tapering prednisone down to 10 mg

Surgery March 13th- Total Colectomy
Jpouch surgery to be done in 3 steps

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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 4/27/2009 9:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Cecilia, I just read the post about your emergency surgery.....I hope u are feeling better....and home soon......u have given me comfort many times since my surgery and I know your the source oof lots of information to us all...please take comfort in knowing my we all aprreciate ur comforting words.....get well soon, kim maggie in tennessee
Maggie in tennessee....coping

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