Posts Tagged ‘in the hospital’

Home from Surgery #1

Monday, April 5, 2010 6:48 1 Comment

Hey All, I”m FINALLY home! I had to get readmitted for pain control, you can check out the whole story at my other blog, But I wanted to casino online let you all know that I took some pictures, they are kinda graphic as usual. So if you want to check em out…here they […]

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A little insight on my insides.

Monday, February 8, 2010 10:42 17 Comments

Hi I’m Jackie. I’m a 25 year old woman child from my native of Michigan. I have a bit of an interesting UC story so bear with me while I get my intro out of the way. I was officially diagnosed with UC in May of 2009, but had symptoms for easily 10 years. In […]

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Dave Barry’s Insight into the Colonoscopy

Friday, July 3, 2009 14:36 5 Comments

Everyone’s favorite humor columnist, Dave Barry, has a great piece on Colonoscopies that a co-worker recently dug up and sent to Brevin. Too long to reproduce here, there are some highlights that I’m sure we all can relate to (especially in the case of his hospital descriptions). Since I was in the hospital 47,000 times […]

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Thanks To Jamie And Hospital Recovery Activities

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 23:50 7 Comments

I had the pleasure of meeting fellow contributor Jamie and her husband Avery this past weekend for lunch. Wow. What nice people. Not only were they friendly and informative, but Jamie even brought me samples of different ileostomy bags, some reading material clearly meant for the exclusive cool crowd (J-Pouchers), and helped describe more […]

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Saturday, February 7, 2009 14:35 3 Comments

Well, last night was one of the few times I’ve been in the ER for a NON IBD/pouch-related dilemma. I have had migraines since the 7th grade.  They have since increased in intensity and frequency.  IBD came in handy last night, as did having no colon, because as soon as I said, “Crohn’s” and “total […]

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Movies that make you smile

Monday, January 12, 2009 16:01 7 Comments

In Jenelle’s last post she brings up a great point about coping and how her partner would help her find funny or light distractions when she was blue. I love the idea of sharing movies or books that make us smile. For me it is always a great love story and some of mine include […]

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