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I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease at 11. Two small bowel resections. My first bowel resection was at 11, my second was at 22. I was on tpn for over 130 days in 2008. My surgeon quit his job and I had to find a new one. It took a while.

I did a lot of thinking while I was on my tpn. It was a very spiritual experience. I've been into creative visualization since 2006.

While I was on my food bag I told myself if I woke up from surgery I'd find the coolest hobby I could think of. I decided to take up skydiving in 2009. I'm a USPA Licensed skydiver with 107 skydives. (As of 2013) It's funny, skydivers call it altitude therapy. It's seriously the best thing I've ever done for my mental health.

I like to travel, hike, backpack, explore, ice skate, and learn new things, etc... I work IT for an asset recovery company. It's entry level and doesn't pay as well as I'd like, but it's good job experience.

I'm an INTJ on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

I like easy going people who enjoy quick changes in conversations and topics. I tend to get along with people who are both adventurous and like exploring, but are also introverted and like alone time.
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