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06-04-2006, 12:33 AM   #1
boneyboy
 
New here

Hey there everyone, I'm Dave. I joined a myspace group for crohn's and got an email from the group's starter/admin pointing me here. I can't guarantee that I'm gonna be online a lot here as I'm extremely busy right now (new job interview, possibly new house purchase, women, life, etc) but it seems like a really good e-community here. Gonna do my best to stop by as often as possible, hopefully it'll be a good bit.

I'm 28. I was diagnosed with crohn's at age 9. I'm used to it. Doesn't mean it doesn't suck. I fight it though. I fight it hardcore, and I've come out on top bigtime. I have my probs (bathroom rush anyone??) and I don't expect them to go away. I had surgery at age 16. I just got a tattoo on my stomach with the diag code 555.2 below my belly button. There's two panels of tat on either side of my surgery scar. I decided to embrace the crohn's as well as fight it. It's gonna be a little sick and disturbing when it's all done, but it's a clear representation of the hell that crohn's has put me through over the past 20 years.

So, yeah, there's a brief synopsis. Hope it suffices for now.

Have a good one all, keep up the good fight.

Dave
06-04-2006, 01:11 AM   #2
jlbastian
 
Welcome! That tattoo idea is great, I am also looking into getting one on my scar, but I was thinking more along hte lines of making it less noticeable...haha

Glad you joined!
06-04-2006, 04:42 AM   #3
devildee(donna2005)LOL
 
Dave

bet the tattoo hurt on scar (ouch) but good idea. Hop to see you posting around the forums ((((((hugs))))))
06-04-2006, 09:25 AM   #4
cookey
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Hi Dave, glad you made it here. As you can see way more crohnies and friends here, then on my group on My Space. Like I told you last night...great that your not letting this Disease control your life, and that Tat sounds like a great idea, if I only had the guts...
Once again, glad I found you and welcome...stay well Dave.
Hugs Cookey, Deb*
06-04-2006, 09:31 AM   #5
mikeyarmo
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Welcome Dave. I am glad that Cookey pointed you in the direction of this community, as we are always looking for more people to join us. It seems like you have a great attitude for your condition, and am glad to see that you have been able to live life as you want to. I hope you do find some time to come back though,as we all look forward to seeing more of you.
06-04-2006, 10:11 AM   #6
DannyB
 
Hye Dave

Welcome to the forums and look forward to seeing more of your posts around the site.
06-04-2006, 11:53 AM   #7
Valentina
 
Hi Dave, welcome to the site! sounds like youve got the right attitude anyways! Keep well, and hope to see you around.
Valentina
06-04-2006, 01:38 PM   #8
ladyB
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Welcome.
Tat a great idea!
06-04-2006, 07:39 PM   #9
Jonny
 
Hi Dave welcome to the forums your tatoo sounds cool.All the best in life and ur crohns.
06-04-2006, 08:19 PM   #10
Kate
 
hey dave welcome tot he site you tat sounds cool all the best mate

kate
06-04-2006, 08:20 PM   #11
Kate
 
haha tat
06-05-2006, 02:07 PM   #12
Karen
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Dave .. I'm GRANDMA BEAR aka KAREN & so I'd like to take this time to say WELCOME & I am sure that you will find this to be a wonderful place to come so make yourself at home & jump right in & post away !! Take care and See you around soon !!
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06-05-2006, 03:22 PM   #13
Spongie Sonya
 
Hi there Dave and welcome to the site.

Great idea for the tat too!

Sonya
06-05-2006, 03:34 PM   #14
leah131
 
Hey There Dave!
Welcome to the group. I'm Leah almost 26 years old. Hope you are doing well. Take Care
Leah
06-05-2006, 05:46 PM   #15
tea
 
hi dave ... and there was me thinkin my butterfly was good! enjoy.

t x
06-05-2006, 10:42 PM   #16
boneyboy
 
Thanks for the hellos everybody, glad i found a new profile that's pretty kickin (at least so far )

Uploaded a small pic of my tat on my avatar and profile. If interested in seeing more pics (it's a full stomach piece) just send me a PM and I'll either link you to them or email or something. I'm not sure, I'm exhausted, can't think anymore right now. Sleep time. G'night all
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