Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Colitis by Numbers: Days Since Module Tracks Flares, Tapers, and more

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 21:46 1 Comment

People always used to give me strange looks when I would tell them that it has been 485 days since my first surgery. I’m no “rainman” or anything, I just use a bunch of different forms of technology to keep track of my health. I’d like to start sharing them with you. Starting with the […]

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Jpouch Life is on Twitter

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 21:40 No Comments

All right, we did it, I know I know… well, we’re over on Twitter now with the handle JpouchLife. Will you still respect us in the morning? All jokes aside, Twitter is a really great place to connect with new people and spread our community understanding and awareness. Hope you’ll give us a follow.

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Camera: From the Colon to Eye Socket

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:49 2 Comments

This is cool: Rob Spence, a film maker who damaged one eye as a child, will install a camera into the socket where his eye used to be. A fan of the 1970s television series “The Six Million Dollar Man,” Spence said he had an epiphany when looking at his cell phone camera and realizing […]

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On the John: Space Diapers to the Rescue

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 18:41 2 Comments

Right on the heels of Lizz”s post come these high-tech space diapers: the wearable toilet project. Engineers all over the world have focused their vast brainpower to overcome one major obstacle—space pooping. The Japanese think they have a solution with online pokies their fancy new wearable toilet. Indeed, this is a far cry from the […]

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Care Pages

Monday, January 19, 2009 19:28 7 Comments

I know that, during my last hospital stay, my partner spent a lot of time keeping a lot of people in the loop about my condition. This time, I’m hoping to be able to do more of it myself, and I’m thinking of trying out this new site I found, Care Pages, which allows you […]

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The Daily Stool Count, Joe's Goals

Friday, December 12, 2008 18:41 2 Comments

A fellow J-poucher, Dennis, who we introduced to you back in October of this year, has just successfully completed the J pouch operation! Congrats to Dennis from everyone here at UC Story. Dennis mentions something in a recent post on his vlog: And I’m starting a new feature for the next couple months: the Daily […]

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Finding A Clean Bathroom

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 6:02 3 Comments

For those of you in the Big Apple, Diaroogle helps you find quality public toilets from your mobile phone. From their description: It’s for the discerning, on-the-go defecator who is brave enough to use a public bathroom, but still demands a hygienic and private bathroom experience. It is also a community authored database of Manhattan […]

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