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Sun Feb 27, 2022 7:33 pm
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I am currently off all meds. Can I drink wine or alcohol at this point? Thanks 

Sun Feb 27, 2022 9:34 pm

Why not?

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Sun Feb 27, 2022 10:05 pm


AlexT wrote:

Why not?

Thank you 

Sun Feb 27, 2022 10:34 pm

     You definitely can. It will affect your output, and can break your barriers down faster. Best to start in moderation, and close to home at first. I love a nice glass of whiskey now and then. ❤️

Mon Feb 28, 2022 4:45 am

Off your meds?  Hell, that's the best time.  Just do it in moderation so you don't get stupid.  Thumb's up.


Mon Feb 28, 2022 4:03 pm


RaenotRay wrote:

     You definitely can. It will affect your output, and can break your barriers down faster. Best to start in moderation, and close to home at first. I love a nice glass of whiskey now and then...

My favorite too. 😋💗

Mon Feb 28, 2022 5:02 pm


Anonymous wrote:

My favorite too. 😋💗

      See, I knew I liked you! ❤️🥰😍


Mon Feb 28, 2022 5:14 pm


RaenotRay wrote:

      See, I knew I liked you! ❤️🥰😍

Kindred Spirits 🥰🤗💖

Thu Mar 03, 2022 7:51 am

I've had one glass of red wine since I got out of the hospital and it was delicious. Moderation as always is key, I have yet to have another but it's been over a week so I think I'll be picking up a nice red to sip on over the next month or so! 

Thu Mar 03, 2022 7:53 am


RaenotRay wrote:

     You definitely can. It will affect your output, and can break your barriers down faster. Best to start in moderation, and close to home at first. I love a nice glass of whiskey now and then...

I love a nice Woodford Reserve occasionally, haven't had one since the ileostomy though

Thu Mar 03, 2022 10:33 am


Abefroman1969 wrote:

I love a nice Woodford Reserve occasionally, haven't had one since the ileostomy though

I gotta be careful though, brown liquor makes me mean, I do not need help with that! 

Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:10 pm


RaenotRay wrote:

     You definitely can. It will affect your output, and can break your barriers down faster. Best to start in moderation, and close to home at first. I love a nice glass of whiskey now and then...

Thanks 

Thu Mar 03, 2022 2:11 pm


HenryM wrote:

Off your meds?  Hell, that's the best time.  Just do it in moderation so you don't get stupid.  Thumb's up.

Thanks 

Thu Mar 03, 2022 6:52 pm


Abefroman1969 wrote:

I gotta be careful though, brown liquor makes me mean, I do not need help with that! 

     I don't know why, but this made me laugh. I can't imagine you mean. 😂 I'll have to try your suggestion. I have a 20 year single malt scotch that I'm loving right now. Fortunately, it was a gift. A bit rich for my blood. 😉

Thu Mar 03, 2022 8:03 pm


RaenotRay wrote:

     I don't know why, but this made me laugh. I can't imagine you mean. 😂 I'll have to try your suggestion. I have a 20 year single malt scotch that I'm loving right now. Fortunately, it was...

Woodford Reserve isn't cheap but it's not Pappy Van Winkle expensive either 

Thu Mar 03, 2022 10:06 pm


Abefroman1969 wrote:

Woodford Reserve isn't cheap but it's not Pappy Van Winkle expensive either 

     I will definitely look into it. 🥰

Sat Mar 05, 2022 8:38 am


Cpennington58 wrote:

Thanks 

Tk gabapentin and you won't even drink!

Sat Mar 05, 2022 10:16 am


Hermit wrote:

Tk gabapentin and you won't even drink!

Gabapentin does nothing for me, in fact made me feel worse. Some folks get a lot of relief from it, I wasn't one of those people though. Fluid retention was also an issue

Thu Mar 17, 2022 7:38 am

Had a couple small glasses of red wine last night, it was good and no ill effects! 🍷🍷

Sat Mar 19, 2022 10:31 pm

I would say start with just a couple of drinks and see how it goes. We are all so different with foods & drinks. On my first stomaversery I got so drunk my friends told me afterwards that I was talking to a coat rack thinking it was a person 🙈 😂 No idea how I emptied my bag that night but I guess it was just like second nature! And now that I survived that night I can go out and socialise with my friends with confidence ☺️

But don’t forget to drink plenty of water so you don’t get dehydrated 💧 



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Sat Mar 19, 2022 10:33 pm


PipPop wrote:

I would say start with just a couple of drinks and see how it goes. We are all so different with foods & drinks. On my first stomaversery I got so drunk my friends told me afterwards that I was tal...

I hope the coat rack wasn’t talking back. 😂

Sat Mar 19, 2022 10:58 pm


AlexT wrote:

I hope the coat rack wasn’t talking back. 😂

Me too! To be honest I don’t remember a thing 🤣

Sat Mar 19, 2022 11:01 pm


PipPop wrote:

Me too! To be honest I don’t remember a thing 🤣

Probably for the best. 😁

Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:03 pm


RaenotRay wrote:

     You definitely can. It will affect your output, and can break your barriers down faster. Best to start in moderation, and close to home at first. I love a nice glass of whiskey now and then...

I read that beer and wine (grapes} are not good for an ileostomy. When I had wine I had a lot of liquid output.  I enjoy a white russian on occasion! 

                                                                                                                                                               sunflowers

Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:12 pm


Abefroman1969 wrote:

Gabapentin does nothing for me, in fact made me feel worse. Some folks get a lot of relief from it, I wasn't one of those people though. Fluid retention was also an issue

Gabapentin is an effective medication for me too!

Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:50 pm


sunflowers wrote:

I read that beer and wine (grapes} are not good for an ileostomy. When I had wine I had a lot of liquid output.  I enjoy a white russian on occasion! 

                            ...

     Mmm, White Russians are delicious! I love a good, dark beer. Bubbles can definitely be problematic. ❤️

Wed Mar 23, 2022 4:50 pm


PipPop wrote:

I would say start with just a couple of drinks and see how it goes. We are all so different with foods & drinks. On my first stomaversery I got so drunk my friends told me afterwards that I was tal...

     Haha, I can just see it now. 😂 I’m glad you had fun, and all ended well. ❤️

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