The idea of surgery is scary, but if i had known how much better life is, i would have done it the mminute i saw blood!
Yes its hard, and yes its painful. Im not gonna lie to you and tell you its not.
BUT that only lasts for a few weeks, while UC pain lasts FOREVER.
Plus those chemicals are hard on your body and can do lots of damage over the long run.
When you wake up from surgery, you will be amazed that you feel better, i felt clean. BUT i also hurt, lol. But they have drugs for that,lol. I was in the hosptial for 6 days, had my morphine for about
3 days. then after that pain pills.
Then when i got home, i used the pills for about
It took me about
5 or 6 weeks to get back to feeling like did before surgery and then about
4 months to get all my energy back. But then it was great!
There are risks of blockages, but that is low. And you can help lessen those risks by chewing your food reallly will and drinking lots also.
As for horse riding, i dont see why you cant, probably would have to wait a few months though. i dont much think you should get up there the day after, lol.
I dont think your bag woudl be a problem, just empty it before hand, and maybe wear a band to keep it from bouncing, if it would bother you
There really isnt anything you CANT do with a bag!!! I have yet to find something it has kept me from doing!
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007!
-I have gone to find myself, if i get back before i return, keep me here-