Congratulations! Sounds like you're doing great. Wow, a "dainty" organ the pushes out poop, that's something. I hope things continue to go smoothly.
Remember, as soon as you're able, walk, walk, walk (and chew, chew, chew)
48 years old, female.
2004 dx indeterminate colitis. Back and forth between Crohn's and UC dx. Many drugs, minimal success.
2010-11 Crazy skin and eye complications, high fevers, bad flaring. Out of good drug options, tired of scary drugs.
Feb 2011 -- proctocolectomy with permanent ileolostomy; abscess, blood clot. Still healing, still glad for the surgery