About Me: Male, 53, Sidney, BC, member since Dec 2010
I have endured Crohn's Disease for almost 40 years, having been diagnosed at the tender age of 12. At the time, (1973) children weren't diagnosed with this ailment so I made it into the journals as one of the youngest Crohn's patients in North America. Rather than accep
[More]t a full Colostomy and a life expectancy of 20-25 years, I chose to endure the pain, go on Prednisone / Sulfa drugs, and look to the future. 20 years later I was forced to have a Double Bowel Resection, removing the worst areas but leaving the rest intact. As a result of being stubborn I was able to literally double my life expectancy as I am now coming up on 50 years of age.
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