Category Archives: Pouchiversary

Five things I’ve learned from five years with a j-pouch

Over the last five years, my j-pouch has opened possibilities, kept me going in trying times, and helped me better identify what’s important in my life.

Five things I’ve learned from five years with a j-pouch

Over the last five years, my j-pouch has opened possibilities, kept me going in trying times, and helped me better identify what’s important in my life.

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

What it’s like to live with a j-pouch: lessons from my fourth year with a pelvic pouch

In a year that included a half-marathon, new relationships, and a heaping load of stress, my j-pouch served me well yet again.

J-pouch 3rd anniversary

My third year with a J-pouch was marked by flux, but through all the changes, my pouch provided stability, and in doing so, let me adapt to new situations, new challenges, and new opportunities.

J-pouch 3rd anniversary

My third year with a J-pouch was marked by flux, but through all the changes, my pouch provided stability, and in doing so, let me adapt to new situations, new challenges, and new opportunities.

Two years with a J-pouch

If you’ve ever wondered what life with a pelvic pouch is like, I think you’ll find some answers in here. Also, I’ve made it to two years with my J-pouch! Yay!

Two years with a J-pouch

If you’ve ever wondered what life with a pelvic pouch is like, I think you’ll find some answers in here. Also, I’ve made it to two years with my J-pouch! Yay!

J-pouch lessons learned, one year after surgery

I look back on my first year with a j-pouch as a relatively successful one, although there are still complaints and challenges and aspirations yet to be fulfilled. Here’s a look at what I’ve learned after a year of living with my altered innards.

J-pouch lessons learned, one year after surgery

I look back on my first year with a j-pouch as a relatively successful one, although there are still complaints and challenges and aspirations yet to be fulfilled. Here’s a look at what I’ve learned after a year of living with my altered innards.