Surgery - Again

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   Posted 7/12/2010 2:01 PM (GMT -6)   
So, after much deliberation, I've decided to go with the loop ileostomy. The past year with this JPouch has been an extremely tough one but I think more than anything else my body is telling me I miss you guys here :) So it's bringing me back!

Thanks a lot for the support and education which helped with my decision. The date is set for July 30th, can't wait to get some relief and be healthy again!

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   Posted 7/12/2010 2:32 PM (GMT -6)   
ucfree~the 30th will be here before you know it! Hang in there and sorry you're back under those circumstances!
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my
Proctocolectomy in 2008

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   Posted 7/12/2010 2:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Bahhh why are they playing games with my head ?!?!
So I finally made my decision to move forward and have everything set, and the nurse calls me now and tells me they were able to get the denial for the Humira reversed and that I am eligible to start on Humira. Gosh!
Now what? Start humira? Wait 6 weeks to see if it works? Then have to wait another 4 weeks before I can do any sort of surgery if it fails.
I already had my mind made up, why do they keep confusing me :(

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   Posted 7/12/2010 5:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey, ucfree ... why did you want your ileo back? Hope all works out for ya!

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   Posted 7/12/2010 8:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Been fighting pouchi*** since I had my takedown. Antibiotics have stopped working that well and am just plain tired :-/
Been in hospitals almost every month since my takedown, docs have suggested ileo ...
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