Dillon's yearly checkup

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   Posted 9/21/2011 9:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Just wanted to update everyone that Dillon had his yearly check-up with the surgeon and she is still thrilled at how well he has and is doing. turn

For all of you out there that are struggling we are proof that there are indeed better days ahead!
Mom to Dillon (age 20) who had three major UC flares over two years....Very sick. Colectomy Sept/09, J pouch built Jan/10 and take down Feb/10. Now out living life at University and doing great. NO MEDS

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   Posted 9/21/2011 9:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Fabulous, and this must be of great relief for you!


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   Posted 9/21/2011 12:18 PM (GMT -6)   
so happy for Dillon and you! here's for many more years of great health!
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 9/22/2011 10:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Great news!! yeah   We are just starting our journey.  Hopefully we will have the same positive results a year from now!
14 yr old male, Diagnosed February 2011. Phase one of 3 stage surgery on 8/30/11, Total abdominal laprascopic colectomy and ileostomy. UC FREE! No more nasty meds!!!
Previous meds included: Remicade, 6MP, ,Poly-Iron, Canasa, Asacol 800HD, Colazal, Levsin, Pepcid,Sulfasalazine,Prednisone

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   Posted 9/22/2011 11:24 AM (GMT -6)   
So glad to hear! I think of his success story often and so enjoyed the video you posted earlier this year. Good to see him enjoying himself so! Thanks also for the kind words you had for my daughter earlier today. It's easy to worry about every little thing. I guess we're all just used to the other shoe dropping and it's going to take some time to not jump to the worst case scenario every time things aren't wonderful. Of course, we will keep an eye on things but we need to learn to breathe a bit and learn to take things in stride. Recovery has its ups and downs but so far it's been mostly up. Appreciate seeing and hearing about good end results! ~Lynn
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