So here we are. Bad colitis 8 years. Colon removed emergency surgery February and on the bag. Rectum removed and J pouch created in August. Reconnected about a month ago….. …and my arse is sore. Like paper cuts with Satan gleefully squirting lemon juice. Even just rinsing with warm water is excruciating. I started out […]
Colon removal surgery stories from ulcerative colitis patients
I am a mother, grandmother, sister and wife. My family means everything to me!! I love to garden, read and spend time with my grandchildren. I keep a lot inside. I worry more about everyone else than I do about myself. I thought I would “just deal” with my UC for the next 28 years […]
After 19 years of on and off symptoms, they last 5-6 years being progressively worse, they are gone! I had my first surgery 3 weeks ago today! I have to say it is very strange not to poop! Some more about Kira: As a mom, wife, sister, and teacher, I can not wait to be […]
I am so tired of this disease and all that comes with it. I want to go back to work – I am going back to work next year. I cannot be running to the bathroom in the middle of a lesson and leaving 30 kids in a class room. So I am going to […]
In November of 2013 I finally reached a breaking point I couldn’t handle the pain, achiness, the random fevers, the bleeding. I called to schedule a scope and because I like to be somewhat awake the doctor told me the colon that was left now has ulcerative colitis.
Emily has tried many different treatments including double doses of Remicade to treat her colitis symptoms and get them under control and it has been quite a struggle.
Peter goes into detail about what moved him to have surgery, what it was like, and all sorts of answers to questions that everyone submitted regarding the topic.
Introduction: Hello, My name is Michael Schroll and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2010. I recently had a J pouch surgery on 11/12/13. My Surgeon says I made the right decision and I can’t wait to go home. Some more about me: I enjoy riding motorcycle and photography. I can juggle and am […]
Intro: My name is Kyle Thomas, I’m 21 years young and I go to school at Rhode Island College, and I didn’t let UC beat me. Some more about me: I’m a radiology student in Rhode Island and I love sports, hanging out with my buddies, food and just having a good time. Did I […]
Introduction: My name is Dennis, I’m 23 years old. Currently working for a bank and enjoying life. I live with my girlfriend and 3 dogs. I’m currently with an end ileostomy and looking to possibly do a j pouch next year. Some more about me: I’m a Freemason, have a wonderful girlfriend of almost 2 […]