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Hello there people of the J-pouch and pre-post surgery / non-surgery world. My name is Eric, and I have had 5 surgeries for Colitis. I almost died. Now I’m both a high school English teacher and a professor, and sometimes my students make me wish I had passed away (just kidding). Just now I finally [...]
Recently, Jpouch Life has received some really really generous donations. Thank you! (If you haven’t noticed this before, there is a really pretty yellow-orange donate button over there on your right.) We wanted to post this quick note to let you know that we are here, the people on the “backend” that pay for server space, [...]
All right, we did it, I know I know… well, we’re over on Twitter now with the handle JpouchLife. Will you still respect us in the morning? All jokes aside, Twitter is a really great place to connect with new people and spread our community understanding and awareness. Hope you’ll give us a follow.
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 [...]
Your comments, questions, concerns, jokes, and advice are the bread and butter of Jpouch.net. With that in mind, we’ve added some cool new features that we think you’ll like. Threaded comments. You can now reply to a specific comment on a post or on the bulletin board by clicking the reply link below that comment. [...]
I thought I’d try something new and give you guys an update and link to other jpouch related blogs/sites. See below and let me know if you like this feature by leaving me a comment, if you do, I’ll keep doing it. If you don’t, I’ll stop! Chaz just had his takedown and documented it [...]
I’ve been on the east coast this week visiting my 93 year old grandmother. It feels great to be able to help out with the family again, especially after needing so much help through the three jpouch surgeries last year. I’m definitely more patient with other people now, and I feel I’m a better care-giver. [...]
I don’t think we can stress enough how important your comments are to us! On 148 posts, we’ve had a whopping 578 comments. Keep ‘em coming! This week we expressed our sympathies to Mike, who had some bad news. In response to that, if you have some relationship stories you’d like to share, please post [...]
This week, Boots’ story has been viewed many many times, and his photos are finally up! Also, quite a few of you had some opinions about Prednisone (and rightly so), while others supplied good examples of movies to rent while in the hospital. Thanks for another great week, and three cheers to a healthy life!