Yay pouchogram scheduled for tomorrow

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   Posted 8/9/2010 2:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Have to drive all the way back to my surgeon tomorrow for them to do the pouchogram xray thing. My surgeon was completely ok with doing the xray 2 weeks before my actual 12th week. He was very happy to see how far I've come since the first surgery.
He told me that if the xray looks good then I could go ahead and schedule the takedown.

21 y/o male livin' in Georgia. Diagnosed with Left-Sided Colitis in 2002; re-diagnosed with Pancolitis in Nov. 2009.
June 2010 I beat UC by having surgery.
Drugs tried: Just about every 5ASA medicine, enemas, prednisone, turmeric, fish oil, Remicade, psyllium seed powder, Metamucil.
Unable to take 6MP.
Step one of Jpouch surgery - 6/2/2010
Readmitted back to hospital because of blockage (my fault cause I ate Steak n Shake 3 days after being released from surgery) - 6/10/2010
Step two of Jpouch surgery - 9/?/2010

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   Posted 8/9/2010 2:37 PM (GMT -6)   
what great news, congrats, so happy for you :)))


06/05/2007 - STARR procedure

colonic inertia w/pelvic floor dysfunction

08/16/2009 - total colectomy w/ileorectal anastomosis

07/08/2010 - loop ileostomy

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   Posted 8/9/2010 3:36 PM (GMT -6)   
congrats, man! You are going to enjoy this even more when you get through with the takedown!
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