Re: To Millie

From: Colette (
Thu Feb 22 19:29:09 2001

At Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Janet wrote: >
>Dear Millie,
>I wish there was something I or anyone on this board could say to
>comfort you and take away your fear, anguish and pain.
>I have had partial obstructions for over two years. Like Kate said, I
>eat things that will easily pass through and keep myself less at risk of
>suffering a full bowel obstruction.
>If you are pooping at all, you do not have a full obstruction. Most
>likely, you have adhesions that are causing narrowings in your
>intestines. It's hard to know what's going on inside, so if you are
>afraid of a full obstruction, I would recommend mostly liquids.
>You are fortunate to see the PA doctors so soon after your surgery, I
>believe that you are in very good hands! I have not met them in person,
>I've read alot about them, but only corresponded via telephone and
>e-mail with Dr. Redan.
>Many on this board have suffered for so long, without knowing what the
>pain was from, jumping from doctor to doctor in desperation for help,
>only to experience rejection, and to hear that nothing is wrong with
>them...that it was all in their head!...many have had over a dozen
>surgeries, each one making them worse...things could be much worse for
>you and I.
>Millie, I know that it is hard right now...the best you can do for
>yourself and your body is rest and count your blessings...soak in a hot
>bath, do or think of something that warms your heart or makes you smile.
>Warm hugs,

Hi mille i wanted to wish you luck tomarrow. You are very lucky to be able to see such good dr.s let me know what happens. e-mail me at Good luck

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