Introduction: Shanna, 39 yrs old, mother of 2 boys (age 11 and 13). A GI nurse and physician extender at a busy GI practice for 16 years. I joke and say I caught UC at work :) Three years ago I decided that I was done with meds and had the surgeries for a j-pouch. 3 Year with a J-Pouch: I was diagnoses with Ulcerative… Read More »3 Year Anniversary of J-Pouch….LOVE IT!
Introduction: Here I am a little over 2 weeks post takedown and I couldn’t be happier!!!!! The Takedown Surgery Story: To be exact I am 18 days post takedown surgery and I am feeling so so good! I’ll start from my surgery though just to give you my whole experience. Takedown surgery was September 21 in the morning and I was in and out… Read More »UPDATE: 2 Weeks Post Takedown Surgery