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06-03-2006, 11:15 AM   #1
kitty
 
my name is kitty and i have crohns!

actually ....kittys not my real name-but i do have crohns!
*sigh*weeeeell....i have only had this wonderful disease for 18months-a mere drop in the universe compared to some of you-but i bet i beat most of you in the age stakes...
i'm 48..
yes-thats right-forty -blinkin-eight!!
old or what? dont answer that!
but last year i didnt think i was gonna be this old...i thought i had me chips-it took eight months for a diagnosis ...by which time i'd nearly bought the farm, as they say.......but i am here to tell the tale-older(well,you know that!)not much wiser-'cept i know more about ibd! and definately grumpier-i mean-i was a grumpy soandso to start with but now?????
well....lets just say i am a weeny bit quicker to fly off the handle-on the upside-just sos you dont think i am a total aged monster-i do have a sharp sense of humour...gotta have one of those with you at all time-
going out?
bag
check.
toilet rolls(2 of)
check.
baby wipes
check.
sense of humour
check.
i'm on azathioprine,prednisolone and chocolate....crohns has given me rheumatoid arthritis in all joints most of the time,scleritis...so bad at one time i nearly lost an eye...as in-'nearly went blind'-not just lost as in 'where is it?....its a real boon to have both eyeballs as an artist i find....
almost at the last chance saloon as regards a stoma-so-the future iwill be interesting-but at least i have one!wahey!
got a great forbearing husband,management-who does a great patient job of 'carrying me' when the going gets tough-nooooooo......not literally.


tho i am training him!

anyway-thats me!
hi!
kitty
06-03-2006, 11:29 AM   #2
Sparrow
 
Hey Kitty welcome, this is a pretty good board with tons of people to talk to. Hey!, we have something in common, I'm on chocolate too! great med with no real side effects
06-03-2006, 11:46 AM   #3
Valentina
 
Hi Kitty! glad you posted your story! and hope to bump into you around here lots. As always, love reading your posts, always makes me smile!
06-03-2006, 01:01 PM   #4
devildee(donna2005)LOL
 
Hi Kitty

you have a good sense of humour hope to read many more posts from you
06-03-2006, 01:53 PM   #5
mikeyarmo
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Welcome to the board kitty. You definately brought your sense of humour with you here, and that will definately help. So come on in and join in the fun with all of us.
06-03-2006, 03:06 PM   #6
kitty
 
thanks for the warm welcome folks!
see you around the board!
kitty
xx
06-03-2006, 05:26 PM   #7
Jonny
 
Hi Kitty welcome to the forums
06-03-2006, 06:12 PM   #8
Karen
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I am GRANDMA BEAR aka Karen & I am here to say WELCOME KITTY !! I am sure that you will make plenty of friends here so jump right in and have some fun and I look forward to reading more of your posts in the very near future !!
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06-03-2006, 06:30 PM   #9
Spongie Sonya
 
Welcome to the site Kitty!

Sonya
06-03-2006, 09:09 PM   #10
cookey
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Hi Kitty, Welcome Aboard...I love your humor. Hoping to get to know you better.
06-03-2006, 10:47 PM   #11
ladyB
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Hi Kitty,
Love the sense of humor..gotta have it with this disease..
or else you'll go crappy..err..crazy
Can't wait to see you around
06-04-2006, 08:58 PM   #12
Kate
 
hey kitty

nice to have some new faces here

All the best hun
Kate
06-05-2006, 06:39 AM   #13
DannyB
 
Hye Kitty,

Some of us around the site will very much like your chosen title since they are such avid cat lovers!! welcome to the forums.
06-05-2006, 01:56 PM   #14
Lil_Laura
 
Welcome Kitty x
06-06-2006, 02:08 PM   #15
Ryan
 
Hey Kitty nice to meet ya
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