My name is Cindy, and I'm a moderator on the CD board. I had surgery in Jan. and now have a colostomy. Am told "temporary". 5-7 years. (not sure what part of that is temporary!)
When I was making up my mind to have surgery, I was told by many in the medical proffession that there were all these peeps out there that would tell me that "this was the best thing they ever did." I'm still looking for those peeps! I have yet to meet one. So I thought maybe I would find someone here!
I am getting use to the whole thing. but it still bites. I was also told that after awhile I may not even want to have it reversed. yeah....right. Wonder what that Doc was smokin? lol
I see the surgeon tomorrow for a final visit..... for now. We are gonna discuss his original statement about the 5-7 years. My Gi thought that was a little extreme and I tend to agree.
Life isn't like a bowl of cherries, it's more like a jar of Jalapenos... What you do today, might burn your "butt" tomorrrow!