Reply to "Death, dying, mourning...getting closure"

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TO JAN DOLLAR YOU SAY LIFE IS A GIFT SPEAK FOR YOURSELF.WHEN 10 MONTHS AFTER TAKEDOWN YOUR ARE STILL DEFACTING 19-27 TIMES A DAY IT IS A NIGHTMARE.
She was speaking for herself. Did you see her speaking for anyone other than herself? Why are you directing anger toward someone who had nothing to do with your current situation? If you don't like your j-pouch then you should consider a permanent end ileostomy. Have you tried things to help lessen the amount of bathroom trips? Do you take medication to help? Have you altered your eating and drinking preferences? Have you had a doctor look for reasons for the excess bathroom trips? Perhaps you could let us know what you've tried and people here can give you other things to try.

You have probably been told that it can take a year or more for things to settle down and you haven't gotten to that one-year mark yet. But really, if you're as miserable as you sound, either have a diverting ostomy or a permanent one.

kathy Big Grin
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