Archive for May, 2010

MEGA Bag Review

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:23 No Comments

I just did a honkin” bag review over at my blog  Blood, Poop, and Tears For everyone out there who doesn”t have an ostomy (and even those who have a new one), I put in what I liked and didn”t like about the bags I tried. And I tried A LOT. There are so many […]

This was posted under category: helpful hints, Ileostomy, Photos, positive thinking

It's been a lil over a year since J~pouch surgery!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 14:33 3 Comments

Hello everyone it has been a while since being here on the blog.. we missed you all and your stories that we can connect with you on.  If you are new to the blog or if you are not familiar with Ricardo”s story he (this is his wife Christine updating his status) has a genetic […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support

Crap-o-Gram, Part Deux

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 9:45 2 Comments

First off, let me congratulate myself on the witty title I concocted while lying on a stretcher with a catheter rushing contrast dye into my vag. That takes mad humor-under-pressure skillz. Way to go, Liz! So, maybe I should have called it “Return from the Crap-o-Gram”, because that’s what I’ve just done. For all of […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support

1 Year Later

Monday, May 10, 2010 15:49 24 Comments

Time flies when Colitis isn’t busy punching you in the gut. It’s been one year since that first surgery when I became a proud owner of a J-Pouch and I’m here to tell you that hey, look, it totally paid off. I’m hitting the ground running with my new lease of life and it’s fantastic. […]

This was posted under category: Coping/Support

New blog post about surgery…and being a fatty.

Sunday, May 9, 2010 2:14 1 Comment

I’ve made a new update on my blog, Blood Poop and Tears, about my second surgery out of three, and how I’m struggling to get healthy enough for it even to happen. Ugh. Being fat is stupid. Here’s a preview. “So guess who has set a date for surgery #2? Yea, its me. Shabam! I […]

This was posted under category: Jpouch Surgery, other, positive thinking