That it’s Halloween today will probably make this post seem very purposeful in its timing. But I’ve been writing it in my head for a …
Physical and diet difficulties from post-surgery recovery and complications from pancreatitis, post-operative ileus, and pouchitis | J-Pouch | Ulcerative Colitis
My painful and scary experience with post operative ileus complications left me very weak, under 100 pounds, malnourished, and very close to death’s door.
How my ileostomy takedown surgery went, including prep, the surgery, hospital recovery, and complications.
My struggle with pancreatitis including symptoms, tests, my ER and hospital stay, pain management, post-discharge recovery, and pre-op prep.
J-pouch surgery recovery is a full-time job with lots of road bumps along the way.
What my j-pouch surgery (proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis) was like, including prep, surgery, and recovery.
My pre-surgery jitters in the days leading up to my j-pouch surgery.
This is my list of Recovery Reads; for when you need to go slow, when you need to just read one page before drifting off into sleep without your iPhone, laptop, Kindle, or anything else that shines bright.