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I have FAP syndrome which led to colorectal cancer then small intestinal cancer and stomach cancerous polyps.I had J-pouch surgery but needed multiple surgeries to replace the many failing surgically made rectums which never worked so after over 15 surgeries , in 2017 the doctors said my j-pouch was inflamed and since I was never able to have the reversal done .. it was removed..which I didn't realize that meant the anus was to be removed too.. which after all the surgeries it was again very devastating to me..but I did managed a joke about it.. "since I do not have an asshole I can no longer be an asshole"😁😁😁 🤗 so now I have end ileostomy. A horse lover and owner..love nature. Grew up in Baton Rouge and West University Place/Bellaire Texas. Scottsdale Arizona and lived in Minnesota, scotts valley California and Leelanau county Michigan in Glen Arbor..I love languages and speak some like cajun-french, palz-german, hochdeutsch, german-yiddish, Catalan-spanish, some Italian, Greek and others.I love to hike, beachcombe, with friends or alone lol, I love the vineyards of northwest Michigan, I am 5'11, one of 2 to survive my family cancer that took my father at 30 years old when I was 2 years old..I am human so I have days hating my stoma when it's burning, bleeding or just being annoying as it tends to be 85% of the time but I work hard as a homehealth care nurse and that along with pet,family and friends keeps me grounded and going.it is hard sometimes and that's ok..I just wish Michigan state/spartans could beat the Michigan Wolverines for once in football!!! I hope to retire in nw Michigan some day:) so I can get back to sledding with my huskies although we have been doing that here at home in the Mogollon Rim area (mow-gee-on rim)😁🤘🐎🐴 feel free to write and say hi..if I can help someone through first time surgeries or hold a hand to get through, I will certainly try🙏
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