Great that you're feeling ready! And that you're making a nice space, doing yoga, etc. I'm not surprised that talking is making you more confident..... you sound like you are clear that you want to do it, and your fears are completely normal....
It's nice to hear..... wishing you all the best.
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