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.
Chandler was diagnosed with UC and Celiac in 2012. He was started on Asacol and 6mp along with Prednisone. He became very ill and was hospitalized in a local hospital. The hospital could not fix meals for him that were not cross contaminated with Gluten which made him sicker, so his mother and I would cook his food and bring it to the hospital .… Read More »J Pouch Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Questions
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 2 in J Pouch Surgery I just finished up with… Read More »Round 2 in J Pouch Surgery – What to Expect Next
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 the J-Pouch Journey” I first experienced signs of Ulcerative Colitis… Read More »Starting the J-Pouch Journey
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. I was sick of being on meds and the risks… Read More »Round 1 Down in J Pouch Surgery – What to Expect Next