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  1. BrettxW

    Anyone take ginger pills?

    I know when I experience discomfort, my go to pill is ginger pills!! I take two of them when I feel I need. There is no better feeling for me to feel that pill dissolve and give me a slight burning feeling and then.....the best relaxing feeling ever! How many others use ginger?
  2. BrettxW

    Sticky What to expect after surgery

    I was under the impression, if you get the surgery then you are Crohns or UC free. Hm. Well this has me rethinking that surgery then...I mean, if I need it then obviously I will but...Damn.
  3. BrettxW

    Sticky What to expect after surgery

    I don't mean to have this sound stupid or anything...but...If you still have flare ups what is the reason for the surgery then? Are the flare ups still painful? Bloody? often?
  4. BrettxW

    Sticky What to expect after surgery

    Would you say the surgery is the worse case scenario? At first, I refused to ever have this...Being 13 and even considering having a bag...No way! How would you be intimate with someone? You would be so self conscious...Now at 30..I don't care. I want my life back. The life I never really got to...
  5. BrettxW

    15+ years of Ulcerative colitis and I am finally taking a stand

    Hello everyone.. It was October 11th, 1998 when I was first diagnosed. I was 13 (I think)..I felt like I was a test patient for the medical college here as I was misdiagnosed a few times. Medications they were giving me caused me to have Pancrentitis (spelling). It sucked! I was in remission...
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