ValZen wrote:That's good you can be comfortable at your office and your bathrooms have what you need on the days you need it! There's another reversal surgery group I've joined and it really puts things in perspective and makes me realize 1-2 weeks - even 1-2 months is pretty early in recovery. (My surgery date was July 26th - I wrote June in my earlier post.) A guy on the site wrote today (he just had reversal surgery 3 weeks ago) that when he farts, he "poops a little"...when he has to poop and is on his way to the bathroom...he poops a little. That made me laugh and it was surprising to see the other 40-50 people who responded to his comment basically saying "me too!" So, I'm really encouraged by the times I have full control and try not to be too discouraged if there's a "blip" like the guy mentioned... It's easier some days than others, but I do believe from all the posts I've read from people further out, over time it does get better and better.
I hope your CEA test result is in the normal range for you now and it's a good appointment overall tomorrow!
I also hope that either you or one of your sisters can be a donor for your sister! It blows me away what can be done treatment-wise now. You can't get much better than a trial that's 100% successful - wow!
NHMike wrote:Could you send me a link ... ? I wouldn't mind seeing what a lot of other people are doing in real time....
O Stoma Mia wrote:NHMike wrote:Could you send me a link ... ? I wouldn't mind seeing what a lot of other people are doing in real time....
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