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6 Months Later: Jaypouchirifical

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 23:07 61 Comments

I don’t want to steal thunder from Lizz’s post below. Nay, instead she actually inspired me to post my update. I would just do this as comment for her post but I don’t know how to add pictures as a comment. November 11th will be my 6 month anniversary of the first surgery and well, […]

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Just Dance!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 21:53 11 Comments

There’s that great line in the bible (or the Byrds song, whichever you prefer), “a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.” Prior to my diagnosis of UC and, subsequently, Crohn’s, I was a devoted and passionate dancer.  It was my “thing.”  It was also […]

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Update for Surgery: Round 2

Thursday, February 19, 2009 11:34 13 Comments

It’s time for my surgery update! To recap, I had emergency surgery last May, and things did not go well. I had had a temporary ileostomy since then and it took me a long time to feel well enough to go back into surgery. On February 6th, I had my second surgery. The plan was […]

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Abby's Update

Monday, January 26, 2009 20:40 3 Comments

So for those of you who read my first blog entry on this website, here”s my update. On Friday, January 16, 2009 I went in for a pouchoscopy to see what was up with me having such difficulty having bowel movements. I had to push so hard to go to the bathroom that I felt […]

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Workin’ It, J-Pouch style.

Thursday, January 22, 2009 17:35 2 Comments

So, in my last post, I was bitching about pooin’ my pants.  I am HAPPY to update to you, my J-pouch friends, that this was in fact NOT a flare, rather a side-effect of one of my new medicines.  Nowhere do I recall reading on the label, “may cause one to crap one’s pants. Oops.”  […]

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