Who is Dan… I’m one of those rare Los Angeles natives and have been all the way up and down Interstate 5. Technology nerd, baseball fan, and I love to travel. I’ve visited Japan, Spain, Italy, England, and Canada so far. Dan wrote: I currently have no symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis. Dan’ Story – “Starting […]
Stories written about having a J-pouch surgery after having the colon removed. Some of the stories are very detailed with nearly every step of the before and after aspects of this type of surgery outlined for you to read. If you have further questions after reading any of the stories you can always ask the authors a question in the comments sections.
Intro: I am in the Canadian Military and first noticed symptoms while on exercise. I play a lot of sports and workout daily. Current Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis: I currently have no UC symptoms. Lewis’s J Pouch Story: I just had my first surgery of three. I am having a J-Pouch created over three surgeries. […]
Intro: My name is Tasha Cornett. I’m a 30 year old female from Northeast TN. I work in internal medicine and unfortunately know way too much about treating UC. Some more about Tasha: I enjoy running and eating delicious food. I spend most of my free time right now planning my wedding that will be […]
Meet Pranav: I’m a 28 years old male from India who suffered from ulcerative colitis since past 5 years . I was diagnosed with severe pancolits in Decemeber 2008. I opted for 1 step j-pouch surgery last year and had my colon completely removed. Some more background: I love traveling and eating good food. 1 […]
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 […]
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 Damien I am 20 years old and I battled with ulcerative colitis since I was 13 and I am living a normal ish life now. Symptoms: Well I now have a j pouch and has had it for a year or two and it is working great so far I have […]
Introduction: Hi! My name is Katya. I’m a 26 year old artist and dog lover living in the South East. I’ve had UC since I was 19. I’m allergic to most of the medications for this disease and right now feeling surgery more imminent than ever. Would love some female perspectives about surgery… This is […]
Introduction: 20 year UCer that has just finished the j pouch journey and ready to get on with life!!! I am feeling great so far and hope it only continues to get better. Some more about me: From central Ohio and love to fish, hunt, coach basketball and just hang with the family. Oldest daughter […]
Introduction: My name is Blake, I’m 32 years old. I have a 4 year old son and a beautiful wife. I used to suffer from UC until I had surgery. I’m celebrating 1 year and 1 day with a J Pouch today (8/23/13). Some more about me: If I was a pro wrestler and had […]
All in all, I know I made the right decision. I am 2 months out of my last surgery and feel great. Sure, some days I’m in pain from adhesions or butt burn, but absolutely none of this compares to the hell I was living in with UC.
Introduction: 44 year old father of three (22, 18 and 13 years of age) and husband to a great wife that has done more than her share to help me through this ordeal. Some more about me: I live in a small town in central Ohio. I love to play basketball, take fishing and hunting […]