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The New Year’s Curse

Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:18 10 Comments

Not sure what’s going on here, but for the past two years, I’ve had a Crohn’s flare over the New Year’s holiday. Perhaps it’s related to stress from the holidays. Either way, it’s time to make a change. Bahamas next year! Does anyone else notice this phenomenon? Things are going totally great, then all the […]

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Call for Stories, Blogs, Links, Photos

Monday, June 9, 2008 22:12 14 Comments

In an attempt to make this blog as informative and helpful to a diverse group of j pouchers in all stages (temp ileo, perm ileo, no surgery yet, any stage welcome), we are asking that you send us your stories, links to your blogs, photos, links to photos, etc…We’d love to connect our network to […]

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Veracruz, Mexico Photos!

Monday, June 2, 2008 17:55 10 Comments

Here is Mark just grubbing on some good mexican food, and drinking a margarita.  It was really nice to be able to sit on this beach side restaurant and watch the ocean, the local families and just enjoy the day for a few hours before it was back to me since our trip to Veracruz […]

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J pouch and coffee question

Monday, June 2, 2008 17:40 2 Comments

I”m going to start posting here some of the most frequent questions I get and This future j poucher wrote this on the original photo journal at “Hi Mark and Megan, thanks for the great photos. I had this surgery 2 weeks ago, and I”m mentally preparing for the next steps (for me, they […]

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Trip to Mexico

Sunday, June 1, 2008 3:46 1 Comment

On almost the year anniversary of surgery 1, I am in Mexico.  My jpouch is doing great, and it is wonderful to be able to travel again. This is our first trip in many many years, UC had really taken away the ability to travel and enjoy life.  I’ve been eating the local food, and […]

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