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Hi there. I just thought that I would tell you a little about me which is hopefully of interest.
43yrs old, born in London and married with 3 teenage kids. I was
diagnosed aged 12years old with the incurable bowel illness known as
Crohn’s Disease and had my first resection at the age of 15. Over the
next few years I underwent over 20 major operations before being left
with around 60cm of small bowel left. At that stage I was unable to eat
or drink without being sick and I developed intestinal failure.
“Being a patient isn't easy"
I suffered with Crohns Disease and ended up with intestinal failure. I recently had to have a small bowel transplant, at Churchill Hospital in Oxford. Post transplant I am learning to eat...