@truthtellah , @MooseyMcMan: Yeah, I had crohns and that eventually led to the surgery. Went through two resections to remove pre-cancerous areas and the second time they found cancer in what they chopped out, so they said if they found any more pre-cancerous stuff that everything would have to come out. So 6 months later for the followup to the last surgery they found more and that was it. Strangely I was one of the people that didn't have much for crohns symptoms and was pretty much normal, I was just one of the 'lucky' ones who had the cancer stuff popping up.
I've heard of other people that had bad crohns symptoms so having everything chopped out was the best thing to happen to them. If I could just win powerball everything would be much better for me I think :)
heh. Win powerball? That would be nice. Then I could afford to get proper health insurance again.
I'm glad they caught it before the cancer spread. Sounds like it came at a heavy price, but you're here with us. And I'm glad that's true.
I had a colonoscopy earlier this year, and they didn't find any signs of cancer, so hopefully I won't have to deal with anything like that any time soon. Hopefully. I'm glad things turned out fine for you (well, fine as in you're still alive).