Posts Tagged ‘pouchoscopy’

Cleveland Clinic, Day 1

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 9:26 9 Comments

Well, I finally made the pilgrimage back to Cleveland Clinic (CC) to see the famed “King of Pouches”, Dr. Bo Shen. As one involved in the J-pouch/IBD community, I had, of course, heard of Dr. Shen before. He’s sort of the last desperate act for a lot of people who come from all over the […]

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My Foster Bag Wants to be Adopted

Thursday, September 2, 2010 9:36 8 Comments

Yup, its true, my “foster” bag wants a permanent home, it wants to be adopted. It seems like its doing everything it can to make a lovely home on my belly. Here’s the scoop. The last time I blogged I was getting ready to have the first leak fixed back in February. I went into […]

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Take a walk in my shoes

Saturday, February 13, 2010 22:38 105 Comments

My name is Sara Randall, I’ll be 25 years old next month, and I have been living with an illeostomy bag since September 9, 2009. Obviously my story doesn’t start there. When I was in high school I was energetic, super athletic, always on the go, and to self conscious for my own good. When i first started […]

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Abby’s Hot Air Abdomen

Friday, January 30, 2009 16:36 8 Comments

I went in for my third outpatient dilation and pouchoscopy this morning. (I had an additional one done in my doctor’s office without meds – not fun!) I think I have the drill down now. Everyone in the clinic knew my name and greeted me. I filled out the same paper work (for the third […]

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Pouchoscopy: new entry on Wikipedia

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 15:07 17 Comments

Reading Abby’s update from yesterday made me realize: there’s no Wikipedia page for pouchoscopy! This might not seem like a big deal, but when you consider that Wikipedia results are typically in the top 3 on Google for any term-specific search, you can begin to see why it’s important. Well, luckily it’s a wiki, so […]

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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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