Hello All, Life is like a highway at times, there accidents, detours mountains and hills to climb.
It's been about two years that me and my GI doctor have been discussing a reversal. I saw a surgeon a year ago whom said he could do it. Sure he can but will it work?
The GI doc was the one standing in the way initially, now he's willing to refer me for surgey . Well now the ball is in my court and the Gi doc has explained the risks.
The Gi doctor ended the appt with pray think about it and discuss with your family.
Now listen, since I've been a member of this group, I read many success stories and some not. I personally wouldn't ask another what should I do, since I have to wear these shoes.
As I think back the road have not been easy, there still bumps in the road. Yet I learned how to manage and live with my colostomy. I actually didn't think once given the green light I would feel this way.
I'm not willing to risk going from a colostomy to an ileostomy. Nor am I saying one is better than the other but I've learned to walk in these shoes. In all honesty I'm afraid, but my prayers are the whatever I decide Is the right decision.
For those of you that are preparing for reversals, I wish you great success.