Chili123 in surgery right now, please send positive thoughts and prayers

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   Posted 2/25/2008 9:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,
Chili123 is have the J-pouch surgery right, so please send her loving and healing thoughts her way.
She's had uc for 1.5 years and couldn't taper of prednisone and was on 12 asacols a day. However when she was on this she was "normal" but when she got down to 5mg of pred her body would act up.
She's a strong woman   yeah
I had the Rocephin shot and 2 weeks of Omnicef, this helped with my bloating and digestion. That was 4/15/07
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   Posted 2/25/2008 9:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the info Therearemiracles...please let her know she will definitely be in my thoughts and prayers.


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   Posted 2/25/2008 10:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Happy, healing thoughts headed her way!
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   Posted 2/25/2008 10:22 AM (GMT -6)   
Wishing her a speedy recovery.
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   Posted 2/25/2008 11:28 AM (GMT -6)   
I'll be thinking about her! Keep us posted.
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   Posted 2/25/2008 11:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you for letting us know. Speedy recovery to her!
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   Posted 2/25/2008 2:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Sending best thoughts and warm wishes for a very speedy and painless recovery to you chili!!!!

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   Posted 2/25/2008 3:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Sending positive vibes, thoughts and prayers her way.Tell her we are thinking of her.
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   Posted 2/25/2008 4:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Tell her I'm right alongside her! I was just released today after having the first stage performed on thursday! Start walking as soon as you can Chili, it really helps with recovery!
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   Posted 2/25/2008 5:16 PM (GMT -6)   
good luck and hope all goes well

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   Posted 2/25/2008 6:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Best wishes to ya - hope recovery is good and quick
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   Posted 2/25/2008 8:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Lots of well wishes for you
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   Posted 2/25/2008 10:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Just said a prayer for both of you and her doctors and hospital staff - God bless.
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