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by Karencraig
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Surgery
Topic: My JPouch's 4th Birthday
Replies: 22
Views: 21136

Re: My JPouch's 4th Birthday

Gosh yes we were so lucky to have one another. I've signed up as an advocate for another organisation as I wouldnt be where I am now without the amazing support I got. Holly, good to hear you are still intouch with Shell. Give her my best, and was only thinking of her the other day. My blockage was ...
by Karencraig
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: My JPouch's 4th Birthday
Replies: 22
Views: 21136

Re: My JPouch's 4th Birthday

Daz, thank you!!!
by Karencraig
Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Purple Wings
Replies: 21
Views: 23922

Re: Purple Wings

Oh No!!!
by Karencraig
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: My JPouch's 4th Birthday
Replies: 22
Views: 21136

Re: My JPouch's 4th Birthday

Hello Baggie Daz. Great to get an update from you too and to hear everything is going well. Was only thinking of you the other week. Rogalin and I are in Brum next weekend - Purple Wings ostomy photo shoot. We are paying for the privilage of posing in our undies AND having our photos taken!!! Link o...
by Karencraig
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: My JPouch's 4th Birthday
Replies: 22
Views: 21136

Re: My JPouch's 4th Birthday

Hello you!

So pleased to hear its gone well and Fred scores an impressive 9/10. there should always be room for improvement!

Yes, remembering the horrible dark days reminds me how lucky I am. 5 years this week since my surgery. Good grief only feels like yesterday I was on here crying!
by Karencraig
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Purple Wings
Replies: 21
Views: 23922

Re: Purple Wings

Oh fantastic - the day before our photo shoo. Must be fate!

So thats 3 things in a week, Rogalin, then you, then the shoot!
by Karencraig
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Purple Wings
Replies: 21
Views: 23922

Re: Purple Wings

Good. Fingers crossed you get an appointment soon though.
by Karencraig
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Request a stoma bag yourself
Replies: 3
Views: 7666

Re: Request a stoma bag yourself

Just to agree with the other two. You would ask for a stoma, or ileostomy (the type of stoma). you then wear a bag over the stoma. Noone is going to think you are asking on a whim. If you think its the right route for you, explore, ask, get prepared. And you'll probably be more prepared than most of...
by Karencraig
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Purple Wings
Replies: 21
Views: 23922

Re: Purple Wings

Chase it up
by Karencraig
Sun Feb 19, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Don't understand symtoms
Replies: 3
Views: 6308

Re: Don't understand symtoms

Write down what you want to ask too. Add to the list as you think of them, and then take it with you. Your consultant wont mind, it'll make things easier for him too.