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Lover of life, outgoing, kind, would love to travel more and socialize, academic, love the arts and enjoy people.

I'm interested in finding out how to live my life as close as possible to the way my life used to be when my colon was in perfect working order.
I had a total collectomy in june 2011,stitch repair not mesh of peristomal hernia november 2011 and a strangulating hernia and perforations october 2012, but this time this time I think they got it right!
I love a good laugh and the company of others, i enjoy travel but have yet to work up the courage to fly long distance, Im considering jpouch surgery? but life is too short to waste time on it only to find it doesnt work? I have started to write a book and would hope it will sell, dont think i'll ever get back to a nine to five job. maybe thats just how i feel now. only 5 weeks out of hospital.
I want to be able to look forward to the future with confidence and believe its going to be a an enjoyable experience, hope to meet like minded people/ person to share the special moments with ....
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