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2 Years Post TakeDown

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 22:02 18 Comments

It”s been two years since my takedown and, as a society, we still don”t have flying cars or cloned dinosaurs. That I know of. I mean, I check the news daily to see if any of these scientific breakthroughs have become reality, but no. Nothing. Come 2034, I better have robot legs with jet thrusters. […]

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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 […]

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4 feet less but still the best: My Jpouch Story

Monday, April 6, 2009 17:50 48 Comments

First, I would like to give props to my fabulous husband for coming up with the name of my jpouch story. It isn’t quite as cool as ‘No colon and still rollin’ but still kind of catchy! This is just one more thing my supportive partner does to rock my colon-less world! My initial journey […]

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UC to J-pouch to Crohn’s

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 3:52 11 Comments

I guess it all started when I was about 15 years old. I had been to my grandmother’s house for a visit, then dance class, then the non-stop vomiting and uncontrollable bloody diarrhea started. I begged my mother to, “please, please not take me to the hospital,” but by the time she was dragging me […]

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Mark’s 15 Month Jpouch Update

Sunday, January 4, 2009 19:56 21 Comments

Well, I am 15 months out now from my takedown surgery and things seem to still be working more or less flawlessly. I don’t really have much new to report that I didn’t say in my 9 month update. The one thing I can report about living with a jpouch is that of the pouch’s […]

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Boots' UC Journey

Sunday, January 4, 2009 10:10 No Comments

Hi, my name is Mike and this is my story of living with UC and having the surgery. The unique point of my atoledo story is that I”m a 22-year old gay male, and so, living with an intestinal disease has had a rough effect on my identity as a gay man and my overall […]

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Carter’s Surgery Photos

Monday, July 7, 2008 22:08 1 Comment

Carter S. (22 years old) has been generous enough to share his story and surgery photos with our Jpouch Life readers. Be sure to check out his complete story and welcome him to Jpouch Life! He tells an incredible story (he’s a great writer as well). We are so happy to have Carter sharing his […]

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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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