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Looking for friends. I had my colon removed in 2001 due to ulcerative colitis. I went through all the meds at that time and the only thing that worked was prednisone which created its own problems. I had an S-Pouch put in its place which failed over time. I don't think they make S-Pouches anymore. Everything seems to be a J-Pouch. I received a permanent ileostomy in 2019. I began having obstructions in 2020 which resulted in me having 8 inches of intestine removed. My Christian faith is important. I find it to be a source of strength, peace, and hope (Phil 4:13) I am divorced. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I enjoy playing guitar, helping others, laughing (have to have humor with an ostomy bag), going for walks, campfires, kayaking/canoeing, attending son's soccer games, coffee and fishing.
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