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02-28-2012, 07:59 PM   #1
Crohn'sGirl
 
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Life goes on!

Hey all my fellow ostomates! I havent been on the forum in awhile because...wait for it.... I've been out having fun and dating! I was so worried about dating with my stoma and all. I told this guy I've been talking to honestly because I just felt like its a part of me and I didnt want to get feelings for someone and then have them freak on me. His response? "Thats weird but cool, glad you're healthy" I had nothing at all to worry about. Seriously life with this bag is amazing! I have gone out with friends, gone on dates, and just been able to live a life that is more than I have done in years with my Crohn's! I just wanted to say I havent forgotten about you all and thank you for all of the amazing advice on my days feeling down. I love everyone on here!
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Meds: Tried Lialda, Humira, 6 MP, and Prednisone
Currently taking 6 MP and Remicade every 8 weeks

Diagnosed in 2010 with Crohn's Disease

Had ilestomy 10/31/2011 and learning to take one day at a time.
02-28-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
KWalker
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Awesome! I'm so glad things are going well and you can enjoy your life
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Diagnosed:
Age 2 (1992)

Previous Meds:
Prednisone
Remicade
Humira
Methotrexate (oral)
Methotrexate (injections)
Cipro
Flagyl

Current Treatment:
200mg Simponi, Psyllium
02-28-2012, 08:43 PM   #3
Nyx
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That's great! Glad you're out there enjoying life
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Cindy

Crohn's Diagnosis: May 2006
Current meds: none
Surgeries: Colostomy, December 2009

"Never trust a fart." Jack Nicholson, The Bucket List

Oscar is awesome! Loving my life with my stoma (with a hint of poo)!!

02-29-2012, 01:53 PM   #4
Terriernut
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Awesome darlin!!! Send men here please...thanking you.

I'm very glad you are healthy and well!!!!
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DX Crohns Feb 2011, symtoms 1997, 2009 and then WHAM! Emergency surgery for perforated sigmoid, fistula through fallopian tube, septic and near dead: Colostomy-Stan was born 22/12/10. Another parastomal hernia, his name is Ollie and he is MONSTER size!
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02-29-2012, 03:33 PM   #5
Misty-Eyed
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Whoop whoop! Love some good news! Hope it continues to go well!
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Michelle

'You can't change the past but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.'

Diagnosed with Crohn's colitis aged 9, 1992.

Panproctocolectomy and terminal end ileostomy October 2011.
02-29-2012, 04:04 PM   #6
bigtruck
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Brilliant you are an inspiration to me as I've just had the bag for a few weeks and am still very down with it. Glad your doing so good.
02-29-2012, 07:01 PM   #7
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wooHOO!!
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"The colon seems an unlikely candidate for dramatic effect, but now and then it serves that purpose well." The Associated Press Guide to Punctuation
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