Lucy, welcome to HealingWell. We do have a member or two posting here who have had the surgery, but most of us still have our colons. You may have better luck getting help at the ostomy board or here:
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
Co-Moderator UC Forum