I’m in a good place today. I came back with a greater level of awareness and acceptance, which means that anxiety no longer cripples me. In short, I’ve learned to visualize anxiety as something that comes and goes and therefore does not define me or my life.
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.
Meet the author: Husband was a long-time colitis sufferer. Long remissions, but horrible flares. He had his 3rd surgery for j-pouch in December 2015. His colon just would not bounce back with the last flare which started in December 2014 and he ended up having it removed in April 2015. Some more details: We live […]
I am a J-Poucher, father, husband, Christian, soldier and former UC sufferer. I am from the East Coast in Canada, but currently live in Ontario, Canada. More about Me: I love hunting, fishing, baseball, hockey, fitness etc. I would include where I am from like Adam has asked in this section, but I already used […]
Current Colitis Symptoms: Loose stools, diarreah sometimes, urgency, frequent bm, sometimes with bleeding. Hi, My name is Julie. I’m 34 years old. I’m happily married and a mother of two bright children. I was diagnosed with uc 7years ago. I live in sunny OC California. I used to love meeting friends, having good foods, and […]
I am in the Canadian Forces. I am currently at 2/3 of surgeries en route to a J Pouch. I am married to an amazingly supportive with. We have one daughter. Enjoy outdoor life, ie: hunting, fishing etc. Enjoy watching and playing sports. I am a Christian. I currently have no symptoms of UC. Round […]
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 […]
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 […]