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TerryGibbons
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I had a Iliostomy for 10 months. Took a while to get used to.Rolling over in bed then leakage. One good was i had a plastic container so i could empty my bag any where   Keep hand towels and sanitser with you. I ate most foods but i took Lopiramide tablets, they were capsules that slows things down and you need to cut the end off and tip contents onnto a spoon and swallow. Easy as. I still drank a lot of water. 6 Months Folfox 5 this time last year and pill form Chemo with radiation the year before. Been nearly 2 years

Reversal done last September and Colonoscopy last week shows all clear , i had bowel tumuor.   My CEA is 1.6    I am walking on cloud nine so happy and every day is a blessing. Do not give up it's all doable and every day now i feel blessed. I live in New Zealand and 73 nearly

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JanJan63
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Hooray! Good for you!! Thanks for sharing this!

Jan

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Canadian Sandy
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Wonderful news Terry!

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Kazenmax
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Joined: Feb 2016

Fantastic news. So glad you shared it with us. I always like to hear the positive news.

Here's to your continued health!

k

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danker
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Glad you are NED!  Now enjoy life into your 90's!!!

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TerryGibbons
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Danker my Mum will be 99 in May. She has set a challenge for me haha. 

 

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