Posts Tagged ‘Ulcerative Colitis’

It Happens, Everybody Poops, Even Athletes

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 21:22 3 Comments

ESPN has an interesting article on professional and endurance (ultra) athletes and their doings of number two. Some of the stories are a real tribute to the strength and resilience of the human body, still others are eerily reminiscent of Colitis. Take a look at this excerpt describing an ultra-marathoner But the main culprit was […]

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Jpouch.net – Top Crohn’s/UC Blog Honor from Healthline.com

Friday, April 13, 2012 8:20 5 Comments

Hi All, Recently little jpouch.net was acknowledged by www.healthline.com as one of 11 top Crohn’s blogs on the internet – how exciting!  Check us out along with the other great blogs/websites.

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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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Colston Thomas Mills

Saturday, March 27, 2010 22:30 7 Comments

Dear fellow Jpouch.net readers, hello and how are you? I know you don’t know my full story and I apologize. It’s mainly because I’m too lazy to type it all up that you haven’t seen a complete posting from me. If you’ve stuck around long enough, you’ve seen my hernia (which is still there), you […]

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Commenter with Questions

Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:28 13 Comments

Hey Readers! We have a long comment from Cynthia C. and she has a handful of really great questions for the jpouch community. Would you take a few minutes to read her post and see her questions at the end. Thanks so much! Megan & Mark # Cynthia C. Cynthia C. says: February 23rd, 2010 […]

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I’m so over this colon.

Monday, February 15, 2010 13:42 15 Comments

I’m so over this colon. Its like a pair of jeans that I’ve had forever that I refuse to get rid of. They were great and useful, but now they have a ton of holes in them. But for some reason, I’m hesitant to throw them out. Granted throwing out my favorite denim is a […]

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Colonoscopy Results & Questions I Won’t Ask The Surgeon

Monday, January 26, 2009 19:44 15 Comments

My latest colonoscopy results are in. Prior to the colonoscopy, I was still in the decision making process and trying to overcome my fear of surgery. Well, the colonoscopy made the decision for me. After seven years of maximum dosage for my ulcerative colitis, I’m not improving. While I could suck it up and keep […]

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Jessalynn

Sunday, January 25, 2009 18:34 10 Comments

I was diagnosed with UC at the age of 19 after my freshman year of college. Things started progressing very rapidly and I did not respond to medications very well. I tried numerous medication including Remicade infusions and prolonged use of prednisone. After getting very sick one weekend I was admitted to the hospital on […]

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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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