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so far surviving , living with an ostomy bag on my side,,,had cancer tumor on anus...had to lose it to live , i was told ( the hole , i mean ) finding ways to cope with the new way of life i have like to help anyone with same or different problem realise they are not alone although it may seem sometimes that you are.....i find its hard for others ( healthy people ) to know our situations if they havent " been there..done that" ( so to speak ).........if i can help lift your spirits a shoulder to lean on, for you, or just a guy to vent your feelings on like to help...( as a matter of fact, i think ill go lift a glass of "spirits " rite now...ha ha ..just trying for some humor...... iv been a farmer ,, truck driver,,,mechanic ,, carpenter ,, general mr fix love the have been quite fit & physically active ...ohh yes...cant forget to mention..i love riding my motorcycle on trips thru BC mountains & anywhere ...ohh ya...also at same time as my ostomy ,, I had a heart valve replaced ,, then crashed due to bleeding in my heart ,, was revived....then operation to dig our drain valve ,,,appendix removed same time ,,,, then couple months later , prostate very happy & blessed & gratefull to be around yet...... but im still wondering how I was worth all the efforts to save me ......I have nothing but praise for the surgeons abilities ..I wouldn't be here to enjoy my children without them......... about the ostomy...its permanent , no rectum anymore..........ha ha one can say im an a-hole now....( more attempt at humor )
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