Author Archive – Top Crohn’s/UC Blog Honor from

Friday, April 13, 2012 8:20 5 Comments

Hi All, Recently little was acknowledged by as one of 11 top Crohn’s blogs on the internet – how exciting!  Check us out along with the other great blogs/websites.

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University Research on Jpouch Social Support Sites

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 9:27 10 Comments

Hi Everyone, Please take about 10 minutes and take this survey designed by professors at the University of Georgia.  In my non-jpouch blogging life, I am an Assistant Professor at University of Georgia and I’m conducting research on the implications of social networking support sites ( and focused on the experiences of those preparing […]

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Commenter with Questions

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:28 13 Comments

Hey Readers! We have a long comment from Cynthia C. and she has a handful of really great questions for the jpouch community. Would you take a few minutes to read her post and see her questions at the end. Thanks so much! Megan & Mark # Cynthia C. Cynthia C. says: February 23rd, 2010 […]

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It's a girl!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 7:24 7 Comments

Mark and I are thrilled to announce we are expecting a baby girl this summer!  Mark had his surgeries 2 years ago, and we wanted to share this news that after surgery life does go on. We are so excited to have Mark healthy to enjoy the birth of first child.  And for those jpoucher”s […]

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Headed in for 3 step surgery

Friday, September 11, 2009 12:54 4 Comments readers, We wanted to welcome Jessica to our community. Below is an email we received from Jessica and like many of us, she has had many struggles with UC and she is starting her first surgery Sept 25th.    See the link to her website below. Dear Mark, My name is Jessica, and have had […]

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Pure Citrus – Life saver

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:52 1 Comment

Have I told you about our household love of Pure Citrus air spray.  As all of us have experienced more bathroom scents than non-colon challenged household, you’ll appreciate this product endorsement.  We haven’t been asked to endorse this product but I just have to rave about how wonderful it is. And how this spray saved […]

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Jpouch Happenins’

Thursday, July 2, 2009 9:37 6 Comments

Congrats to Jamie, she is pregnant 6 months after her takedown surgery:  Jamie’s pregnancy post News article on College Baseball Pitcher David Deminisky life with his Jpouch: Pitcher with Jpouch Erin’s (22 yrs old), June 8th surgery, new blog here:  Erin’s UC to Jpouch Blog Merry Lynn having surgery soon due to Dysplaysia from 10 […]

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Welcome Elise to the No-Colon Club

Monday, June 22, 2009 13:36 33 Comments

We know you are headed into surgery Elise, casino online and we wanted to wish you a safe surgery and a speedy recovery! You”ve been such a wonderful friend on, and now you”ll soon be giving advice to others headed into surgery.

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Colitis to Dysplasia Surgery

Friday, June 19, 2009 8:49 5 Comments

We wanted to introduce you to  Merry Lynn, she has been living with colitis for 10 years, for 3 years she has been in remission, and just learned she has high grade dysplasia. Her dysplasia means she will be having a colectomy to remove the risk of colon cancer. Her story is being shared on […]

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