Surgery day for a member..

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   Posted 3/18/2010 12:12 PM (GMT -6)   
80schick is having her surgery today...please keep her in your prayers and send her good thoughts for an un-eventful surgery and wonderful recovery!!
RX Crohn's 1999, over 30 surgeries, 3 strokes, permanent colostomy and rectum removal.
"The most unfortunate thing that happens to a person who fears failure is that he limits himself by becoming afraid to try anything new."

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   Posted 3/18/2010 12:43 PM (GMT -6)   
done and done yeah

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   Posted 3/18/2010 12:57 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad she was able to get in so quickly and hope everything goes well for her
26 year old female
Diagnosed with unspecified UC 11/08 (symptoms for over a year before)
Asacol, Prednisone, Remicade with no success--no remission for over 2 years
8/09 colonoscopy shows that the whole colon is affected
12/18/09 First part of J-Pouch surgery; recessed stoma
12/30/09 Second part of J-Pouch surgery too soon; RV fistula
1/9/10 Second Ileostomy Surgery with sparing of the J-Pouch
1/25/10 Stoma Revision Surgery and Fistula Repair
4/6/10 Going to try to go back to the J-Pouch again
Imodium (8/day), Questran (3/day), TPN 12 hours/day, IV fluids 4 hours/day

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   Posted 3/18/2010 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
I hope this is the end to all of the pain and suffering for her and the beginning of a healthy new life!

Post Edited (killcolitis) : 3/18/2010 5:40:51 PM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 3/18/2010 2:18 PM (GMT -6)   
nono 0's chick,  May god be with you during your surgery and recovery.  May he send many blessings your way for continued good health...This is the first day of the rest of your life, be well my friend.
Leslie King

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   Posted 3/18/2010 10:07 PM (GMT -6)   
hope she is doing well!
28 yrs. old. married with one beautiful daughter (born 11/20/07)
-diagnosed with severe pancolitis u/c 2002 had total colectomy 12/19/08; emergency surgery due to abscess-had to redo ileostomy and switch to left side 12/25/08; 2/15/09 found blood clot in superior mesenteric vein (prob. from inf. and surgery inflammation)
i only take vitamins now, when I WANT to. :)
(temporary ileostomy....maybe)

"Things turn out the best for those who make the best of the way things turn out."

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   Posted 3/18/2010 10:27 PM (GMT -6)   
In my prayers and thoughts. Hope we hear from her happy and feeling well soon.
Those things we keep trying to do get easier not because the feat gets easier but our ability to "do" gets better.
Thyroid cancer removed 1988
Stomach problems finally figured out 2001 Crohn's/Colitus
Tried every drug without much success
Colon/rectal cancer removed Aug 2009
6 Grown kids, grandkids and a great husband to keep me busy

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   Posted 3/19/2010 6:19 AM (GMT -6)   
you were in my thoughts all day yesterday....I hope today is the start to a new beginning:)
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my
Proctocolectomy in 2008

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   Posted 3/19/2010 9:07 AM (GMT -6)   
turn Sending you healing vibes and hope that you are recovering comfortably!! Congrats, sweetheart, Marcie & Tonyturn
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