About Me: Female, 65, Baltimore, MD, member since Feb 2009
I am a 60 yr old female who had a total colectomy and constantly looking for nutrional information. I had Diverticulitis with bleeding episodes. And, I want anyone out there who is thinking about having this operation to search any and every other option than this. I
[More]t's been over 2yrs and knowing now what I know I would have rather taken my chances on bleeding to death. I live in the bathroom and am constantly soo sore sometimes it hurts to walk. I get all kinds of advice on what to eat, but nothing works, everything goes straight thru me. I worry about nutrients and additional problems from this surgery. If anyone has had this surgery, please let me know what if anything has helped with this problem.
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