Three weeks is VERY early after such a huge surgery! I'm now 5 months out and I feel amazing. Sometimes I don't go for 7 hours or so, and feel pretty much back to normal. At 3 weeks out I was nowhere near where I am now.
Hang in there and it will get better little by little!
21 Year Old Male
Diagnosed with Moderate/Severe Ulcerative Colitis May 2008
3 Flair ups (first flair- 2 months/Second Flair- 2 months/ Third flair- One week, then surgery)
-Full Ileostomy surgery done on july 22!
-J pouch DONE--January 6th
Living a COMPLETELY normal and active life with a J pouch!