Susie, I'm sorry to hear you have to stop the Remicade- although I think you'll be surprised at how good you feel after surgery! And you are VERY lucky to have your friend with an ileo- I bet after spending the day with her, you'll be scheduling your surgery ASAP. It will really let you see how one works, how to care for one, etc. I'm %100 positive it'll wipe away most, if not all, of your fears regarding the surgery! Good luck!!!! Stay healthy- keep us posted on the MS status, and how your neuro appt.g oes.