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The Baby Has Arrived!

Sunday, July 4, 2010 4:37 2 Comments

Hello, We are thrilled to announce the birth of our little girl, Laney Lee-Hilton. She was born on June 12, 2010 at 4lb 9oz. Although small she was full term and perfectly healthy with a good working digestive system!  Almost 3 years out from my jpouch surgery it is so exciting to see our life […]

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Welcome Lisa to the “No Colon Club”

Sunday, December 13, 2009 13:59 1 Comment

Hi! We’d love to have give Lisa some great support and go visit her blog and UC to Jpouch Story Lisa’s UC to Jpouch Story .  She has just had Step 1 surgery and on the mend. She is new to the community and as we all know could use some jpouch support.  Meet […]

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2 yr J-pouch Anniversary & Life Update

Saturday, October 24, 2009 13:15 13 Comments

Can you believe it has been 2 years already since I had my jpouch takedown on Oct 22nd, 2007?  So much has changed in my life and our life that I can’t express how great it all been.  Below is a recap and new update on how things are: FIRST – After 15 years together Megan […]

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Jason PA Ostomy Video

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 9:18 No Comments

If you are not familiar with  Jason PA, you definitely need to watch this video.  Jason PA is 38 year old State Trooper in PA. He had a jpouch and it failed and he is now living a healthy wonderful life with a permanent ileostomy.  He participated in this great video about made a video about Living with an Ostomy.  […]

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How to reduce frequent BMs with Jpouch?

Thursday, June 25, 2009 17:05 100 Comments

Hey Readers, We just got this email from Tom, and he is new to seeking online support to figure out the complication he is dealing with.  Could you all take a peak at his concern and see if you have any insight.  Also, we encourage our readers to post their questions/concerns at because that […]

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Takedown feels like UC again

Sunday, May 31, 2009 7:16 5 Comments

One of our fellow new jpouchers (1 week old jpouch) is having some issue adjusting to his new jpouch, some of it sounds physical and other of it sounds mental/emotional. I know when I had my takedown I experienced that as well, but I was hoping you could read through his most post on his […]

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Jpouchers’ Unite for IBD Research

Thursday, May 14, 2009 3:20 1 Comment

Please read below if you are Facebook user, it is really easy, not time consuming and free to participate in this wonderful activity below: Help “the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and Shire increase funding for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research through the “IBD March on the Hill” program. We are asking Facebook users across […]

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Welcome Christine and Ricardo to

Monday, April 20, 2009 8:34 2 Comments

Hello readers, We are pleased to welcome Christine and Ricardo as bloggers to our family. Ricardo is our resident FAP jpoucher, and Christine is his amazing wife. Together they documented his story, surgeries and experiences. They will be sharing their complete story with us, but in the meantime a brief introduction is in […]

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Horseback riding and a J-pouch

Thursday, March 12, 2009 8:14 38 Comments

A fellow J-Poucher (Jeffrey in LA) wrote us a personal email and asked us the following question.  Since we didn’t have an answer for him, we thought we post the question here and see if anyone has any thoughts: Jeffrey asked: A friend invited me to go horseback riding but I’m worried it make me […]

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