j-pouch

Kyle’s Update 3 Weeks out of J Pouch Takedown

Introduction: My name is Kyle and this is actually my 4th time posting on this site. I first joined about a year after I was diagnosed with UC, but I started posting updates when I made the decision to have the J pouch operation. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a very active 21 year old guy who loves sports, working out, good food and good… Read More »Kyle’s Update 3 Weeks out of J Pouch Takedown

J-Pouch or Permanent Bag?

Introduction: Hi, I’m Marti. I am a happily married 30 year old with stubborn Ulcerative Colitis since 2005. There are no meds that work anymore except a high dose of prednisone which has made my face all puffy and I can hardly recognize myself in the mirror! Because of this, I have a surgery scheduled for Feb. 6 to remove my colon. Trying to accept… Read More »J-Pouch or Permanent Bag?

Cure to UC — J Pouch

Meet Marq Rich: Hello my name is Marq and I’m 27 years old and I suffered from uc for 4 years before i got the surgery. Here’s a lil info to help you guys out. Some more about me: I’m from New York City and I enjoy doing all the sports that uc don’t allow you to do lol Symptoms: I have no symptoms due… Read More »Cure to UC — J Pouch

Update on 20 Year Old J Pouch Surgery- 6 Days Out of Surgery

  Meet Kyle: My name is Kyle Thomas, and I’m 20 years young. I love sports, food, women and life. Big Patriots and Red Sox fan. I love to lift weights and play baseball, and I’m currently going to school for medical imaging. Some more about Kyle: I’m from Rhode Island, sports and music are both my hobbies, along with Nintendo. This is my second… Read More »Update on 20 Year Old J Pouch Surgery- 6 Days Out of Surgery

J-Pouch Surgery #1: The Good, The Bad, and The UGLY

ALL RIGHT, BE WARNED this will be a very long and detailed post.  I’m now 5-weeks out from my first surgery and getting better by the day, very slowly however. I read everything there was on the procedure and thought I knew everything I needed to know, boy was I wrong. I’m going to try and detail every little aspect of the surgery so that… Read More »J-Pouch Surgery #1: The Good, The Bad, and The UGLY