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Reply by CTBarrister

It has nothing to do with the “no large intestine” thing. I have had no colon for 26 years and I consistently struggle to avoid weight...
CTBarrister

Reply by Janiep

I drink Boost ... chocolate flavor not the one high in sugar. It’s the original. I drink 2 a day and I’m still skinny but I’m not losing...
Janiep

Reply by Mysticobra

Seems you went through hell and it's good to vent. I only went through 1/10 of what you went through in a short period and I did give...
Mysticobra

Reply by marc nolan

I am taking Flagyl with Cipro. I am also on Pred and have cut it down to 12.5 mg a day from 40 mg. My doc has been trying to wean me off...

Reply by Scott F

You can generally appeal to the insurer. Forcing you (financially) to discontinue a successful treatment isn’t such a good idea, and...
Scott F

Reply by Eric

Ps - must give credit where/when it’s due, to the absolutely wonderful staff here at Mount Sinai Heath Syetems in Toronto. They’re...
Eric

Reply by Saff

HI KK, If you are seeing the doctor maybe check if you might have an abcess or fistula going on. If its that painful it makes me think...
Saff

Reply by Sunshyne89

Hi Winterberry, No need to apologize ; ). I do enjoy sweet potatoes and japanese sweet potatoes. Unfortunately, leafy vegetables cause...

Reply by ebazkh

Hi Raj, nice to me. One of the things my surgeon said about pouches is that everybody's is different. You share some very useful tips...

Reply by Raj

I am poucher for past 6+ months. I go anywhere around 5-8 times depending on how much I eat l, which is alot more than I could eat with...

Reply by Dog

I don't know how strict of a vegetarian you are, but eggs are a good option: Quiche, Omelette Or maybe, Eggplant Parmesan, fettucini...

Reply by Dog

Re: Advice
Hope your take down goes well! I also had the enema to verify nothing was leaking before the takedown surgery. I can't think of any...

Reply by Jfill21

Best advice after takedown (in my opinion) is to not let the butt burn get out of control. Some skin barriers work for some people and...

Reply by Nick10136

CTB23 and Winterberry: Thank you so much for your tips and encouragement. I will follow your advice and I am now more optimistic. Nick

Reply by Winterberry

Hi, Sunshyne89. I have a j pouch! I'm sorry I wasn't clearer! If broccoli and cauliflower are not options, how about sweet potato? They...
Winterberry

Reply by Winterberry

Hi, Nick. If you are prepared with supplies, and know what to expect, you will be okay. You will probably experience frequency and...
Winterberry

Reply by Sunshyne89

Hi WInterberry, I am going to try the spinach and see how my body reacts to it. I know broccoli and cauliflower are not an option for...

Reply by Winterberry

Hi, Sunshyne89. I'm so pleased to know that you tried salmon and like it! For vegetables, I eat a lot of zucchini. I used to peel the...
Winterberry
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