This is hard to explain in words but I first want to let Miserable know that u r not alone in ur struggles n or ur feelings. It is those that r being so judgemental that r "Acting fake, unhelpful, n lack any empathy, or true knowledge of dignity n respect 4 others." I had BAD Ulcerative Colitis 4 10 or more yrs. Eventually it turned into Colon Cancer. I was told Ihad to have a total colectomy which would be followed by a temporary bag until my wounds heal. Then I will be given a new life with a j-pouch. N not to worry cuz now I'd b much better off than I ever was with Colitis. It's been about 10 of my worst years of life with the exception of the ones I love. Withouth getting into detail I suffer severe pain, diarrhea, constipation, enema, edema, lymphodema, pouchitis, regular blackages, constant cramps, lack of sleep, low testosterone levels, weakness, tiredness, depression, I could go on........................... The only reason I don't want to die is because I wouldn't want to leave my great amazing beautiful stupendous tremendous fantastic wonderful .......... daughter fatherless and or hurt anyone else I Ilove. My life is miserable. I would choose Colitis over this any day and don't get me wrong Colitis was horrible but far less symptoms and much more treatable and predictable but it was also very bad but this is worse. However I do agree with seeking therapy and using anti-depressants. With the right ones they can help. Never the less I take meds like candy and can't function without them. And oh yeah I had a bag that was worse in so many ways...................
IF ANYONE HAS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THIS "SORRY "PIECE OF SH__" J-OUCH" THAT WOULD IMPROVE MY LIFE EXCEPT FOR A BAG THEN PLEASE LET ME KNOW???????? MY LIFE SUCKS!!! But Miserable don't give up I too am struggling n I definitely feel ur pain. Where r u from anyway. I'm from N.Y. maybe we could talk u could e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Again any real help and not just be strong have faith change diet or get a bag let me know here or e me. Even meds surgeries whatever I'm at my breaking point n ready to just give up..........................View Thread
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