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Archive | J-Pouchers

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.


Kick UC’s…A!*&!

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 […]

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1 Year Post Op – J Pouch Success

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 […]

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J pouch Surgery Update

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 […]

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Any Female Perspectives on J-Pouch Surgery?

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 […]

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My J Pouch Journey Complete

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 […]

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Blake’s One Year J Pouch Update

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 […]

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