started my new job today

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   Posted 9/27/2010 6:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Well not really new, but back with the company I used to do temp tech support work for. I'm not exactly a permanent tech right now but they should have it finalized in the next couple of weeks.

Anyway, everything went fine until I went to the restroom and felt that my bag was wet. When I checked the bag had ripped right where it attaches to the round plastic thing. Surprisingly, I didn't get anything on my skin or clothes and it didn't smell either.

Thank goodness I took my travel bag with me.

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   Posted 9/27/2010 6:21 PM (GMT -6)   
congrats and .... well, congrats on the bag not ruining everything! Did you hear anything about the takedown and finances?

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   Posted 9/27/2010 8:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to be prepared! :-) And congratulations on starting back to work!
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at age 28. Proctocolectomy and permanent ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free and medicine-free since surgery and very thankful to be healthy again.

Equestrian Mom
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   Posted 9/28/2010 7:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad you are back to work!!! and good recovery!
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my
temporary ileo in 2001
Proctocolectomy w/end ileo in 2008
...wish I knew then what I know NOW!

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   Posted 9/28/2010 11:30 PM (GMT -6)   
YAY! Congrats!

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."

2b ColonFree
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   Posted 9/29/2010 5:11 AM (GMT -6)   
that is great! congrats! :-)

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   Posted 9/29/2010 6:20 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm either going to have the takedown sometime in November/December or I'm going to wait until tax season is over and do the takedown in April.
They are doing the background check and that will take 10 days so after October 8th I'll be permanent.
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.
Temp Ileostomy and colon removal 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
Takedown surgery - 8/?/2010

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   Posted 9/29/2010 7:02 PM (GMT -6)   
  Congrats on the new job and not having a mess on your of luck to you..
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